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Author to Author: Mentorship and Editorial Program

w/ Ceridwen Dovey, Mireille Juchau, Harrison Christian or Lauren Aimee Curtis

Author to Author: Mentorship and Editorial Program

w/ Ceridwen Dovey, Mireille Juchau, Harrison Christian or Lauren Aimee Curtis
online

Project plan your manuscript with one-on-one consultations with a leading writer.

You will be paired with a leading author for a series of fortnightly one-on-one consultation sessions to discuss your work, and help you negotiate the roadblocks and challenges you might be facing.

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melbourne

Writing the Narrative Nonfiction Book

w/ Deborah Robertson

Writing the Narrative Nonfiction Book

w/ Deborah Robertson
melbourne

This two stage course will assist you in completing a finished manuscript draft, looking critically at a wide range of forms and subject, designed to accommodate any type of nonfiction project: memoir, history, essay collection, investigative study, immersive explorations of other lives and situations, and experimental work.

July 20, 2024
— May 21, 2025
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Writing a Speculative Fiction Novel

w/ Kaaron Warren, J.S. Breukelaar and guests

Writing a Speculative Fiction Novel

w/ Kaaron Warren, J.S. Breukelaar and guests
online

For emerging fantasy, science fiction and horror novelists ready to dive in and commit to completing a novel, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning, applying essential skills in writing (and reading) to the specialised art of speculative fiction, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice toward completion of your project.

July 23, 2024
— April 12, 2025
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online

Writing a Novel Online

w/ Vivian Pham and guests

Writing a Novel Online

w/ Vivian Pham and guests
online

For emerging novelists ready to dive in and make the commitment to complete a full manuscript, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing essential skills in writing and composition, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice.

July 23, 2024
— April 12, 2025
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sydney

Writing A Novel (Daytime)

w/ Eleanor Limprecht + guest tutor Fiona Kelly McGregor

Writing A Novel (Daytime)

w/ Eleanor Limprecht + guest tutor Fiona Kelly McGregor
sydney

For emerging novelists ready to dive in and make the commitment to complete a full manuscript, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing essential skills in writing and composition, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice.

July 26, 2024
— May 9, 2025
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melbourne

Writing A Novel (Daytime)

w/ Luke Horton, Emily Bitto and guests

Writing A Novel (Daytime)

w/ Luke Horton, Emily Bitto and guests
melbourne

For emerging novelists ready to dive in and make the commitment to complete a full manuscript, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing essential skills in writing and composition, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice.

July 26, 2024
— May 9, 2025
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Writing Historical Fiction

w/ Lauren Chater and guests

Writing Historical Fiction

w/ Lauren Chater and guests
online

A fascination with history can be transformed into daring works of fiction. In this course, writers will discover opportunities to illuminate the past and learn how to shape and write compelling fiction based on rich historical sources. Whether your goal is to write short stories, a novella, or a full-length manuscript, this program will help open your mind to the creative possibilities of historical fiction.

August 6, 2024
— September 24, 2024
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Writing Short Stories

w/ Laura Elvery

Writing Short Stories

w/ Laura Elvery
online

Short story writing requires an incredibly sharp skill set. This course will be your opportunity to shape a short story over the space of three weeks with award-winning author Laura Elvery, learning the tips and tricks necessary to crafting a captivating work of short fiction.

August 7, 2024
— August 21, 2024
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Kickstart Your Novel

w/ Pip Smith

Kickstart Your Novel

w/ Pip Smith
online

This is where you start: the perfect place to develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into the novel you have been dreaming of beginning.

October 17, 2024
— December 5, 2024
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auckland

Short Stories: Disrupting the Process

w/ Emma Hislop (Kāi Tahu)

Short Stories: Disrupting the Process

w/ Emma Hislop (Kāi Tahu)
auckland

Explore the communal act of short story writing in this six-week course with award-winning author Emma Hislop (Kāi Tahu), learning how to deepen your connection to craft and each other and find new ways to approach short fiction writing.

October 24, 2024
— December 5, 2024
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