WRITING SHORT STORY: METHOD AND ART With A.S. Patric Study the method and art behind writing sharp and evocative short stories This course will guide writers through a practical methodology for developing an individual literary process and a functional daily practice. We will study the craft and techniques essential for writing unique and vital short…

SPECULATIVE WORLDS  With Kylie Chan Let your imagination soar to create original worlds in fantasy and science fiction Learn about the different types of speculative fiction and where your ideas sit in the vast continuum of imaginary worlds. Get tips on how to build your fantastic world, inhabit it with memorable characters, and take your…

HOW TO WRITE ROMANCE With Ally Blake Bring two unsuspecting characters together and have your readers begging for more.  Whether you are writing a classic love story, or a novel with a romantic subplot, the ability to tap into readers’ emotions with a believable, engaging, heart-tugging romance, is a skill every writer ought to have…

WRITING FIGHT SCENES FOR WOMEN: MASTERCLASS With Aiki Flinthart Work with a weapons and martial arts expert so that you can authentically write fight scenes. With more and more ‘strong’ female protagonists appearing in genre fiction, it is essential that authors know how to write authentic fight scenes for them – be they arguments or…

WRITING NOVELLA With Nick Earls Get lead into the world of novella writing by one of Australia’s finest. Nick Earls will provide an overview of novella publishing past and present, with a focus on key points of contemporary writing craft that work specifically for novellas. He will also examine novella publishing, markets and competitions. Participants will…

CREATIVE WRITING MASTERCLASS With Eileen Herbert-Goodall You know the basics of creative writing; now it’s time to master it.  The Creative Writing Master Class is an 8-week program that entails an in-depth exploration of the various skills and techniques associated with crafting excellent fiction and non-fiction (memoir). The program has been tailored to help participants…

WRITING IS REWRITING With Ally Blake A mark of a good writer is knowing how to revise your work. Does the thought of having at your work with a red pen physically hurt? Does the idea of editorial feedback bring you out in spots? How do you know when your book is actually at ‘the…

WRITING IS REWRITING With Ally Blake A mark of a good writer is knowing how to revise your work. Does the thought of having at your work with a red pen physically hurt? Does the idea of editorial feedback bring you out in spots? How do you know when your book is actually at ‘the…

THE END IS ONLY THE BEGINNING With Cass Moriarty You’ve typed ‘The End’ and you’re ready to submit. What next? How do you pitch your manuscript to a publisher or agent to ensure the best chance of success? How can you take advantage of awards and competitions? Why is networking in your writing community so…

UNDER THE LINO: WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION With Caylie Jeffery Create your own project based on your own family, home or history In 2017, Brisbane writer and educator, Caylie Jeffery, became an accidental historian when she published a photograph of old documents she’d discovered in her home, on a social media channel. She unwittingly started an…

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