NOVELISTS’ BOOTCAMP With Kim Wilkins   “This is a truly motivating course that is intensely practical. It has pushed my novel development to a new level.” – Sarah Winch, Novelists’ Bootcamp 2019 participant.   Buckle up and turn those ideas into a workable narrative in just one weekend! Having published over 30 books within 20 years,…

WRITING SEX & LOVE with Kylie Scott   Learn to write scenes of love and lust that will make your readers blush instead of cringe.  Everybody does it. But is writing about it right for you? And if so, how do you go about it? We’ll cover the basics of detailing physical attraction, the emotional…

YEAR OF THE NOVEL with Melissa Ashley   Make 2020 your year and get that first draft done and dusted! Year of the Novel returns in 2020 so you can follow through with your New Years’ resolution to get that book out of your head and onto the page. Attend five full-day workshops throughout the…

YEAR OF THE NOVEL with Melissa Ashley Make 2020 your year and get that first draft done and dusted! Year of the Novel returns in 2020 so you can follow through with your New Years’ resolution to get that book out of your head and onto the page. Attend five full-day workshops throughout the year,…

WRITING THE IMAGE with Melissa Ashley Unforgettable writing begins with engrossing imagery Writing that incorporates our sensory experiences has the power to draw readers deep into our stories, life-writing and poems. Paying attention to our surroundings, the fine details, the colours, scents, textures, the murmurs and play of light, create immediacy and interest in our…

WRITING TO SAVE THE PLANET with Jessica White and Amanda Niehaus   Learn how you can save the planet with climate fiction. The last five years have seen a boom in cli-fi, or climate fiction, mirroring our anxieties about the sixth mass extinction and a world in which extreme weather events are increasing in frequency….

SO, YOU THINK DIALOGUE IS EASY? with Susanne Gervay No dialogue. No story. Building dialogue that works. Dialogue is a way to create voice, character, advance story, hold emotional content. It contains the spirit of the story. While it shadows daily dialogue, it has a greater purpose than mimicking every day speech.  This is a workshop…

CREATE THE PERFECT VILLAIN with T.M. Clark   No story is complete without a villain to love and hate. Villains are fascinating when written well. So, how do you create a villain your readers love to hate? T.M. Clark will workshop how to make your villain compelling and to suit your created world while keeping…

NOVEL IN A DAY: PLOT STRUCTURE, CHARACTER ARCS & EVERYTHING ELSE with Christine Wells Everything you need to know about writing commercial fiction in a nutshell. From inspiration to finished draft, this workshop covers everything you need to know about generating ideas and developing them into a workable premise for a novel, structuring your story…

MEET THE AUTHOR: WHOSE STORY IS IT ANYWAY? With Craig Batty and Laura Clelland Join us for a provocative discussion on screenwriting with Craig Batty, author, researcher and script consultant. Craig will be in conversation with award-nominated web series director, Laura Clelland, and writer, Sandra Makaresz. Together they’ll attempt to uncover whose story the screenplay is: the character’s, the…

Page 1 of 41 2 3 4

Welcome to QWC



Lost Password

×