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Writing a Novel Stage 1

w/ Sophie Cunningham, Emily Bitto and guests

Writing a Novel Stage 1

w/ Sophie Cunningham, Emily Bitto and guests
melbourne

Write your novel, and write it well…

For aspiring novelists ready to leap in, this course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing skills in writing from scratch and establishing a writing practice. Using a combination of targeted writing exercises, group discussion and carefully selected examples, the focus of this course will be on your own writing, with the aim of ending the course with a substantial body of new writing, heading towards a first draft of your novel.

March 4, 2021
— May 20, 2021
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melbourne

Writing a Novel Stage 2

w/ Sophie Cunningham and Emily Bitto + guests, including leading industry agents/publishers

Writing a Novel Stage 2

w/ Sophie Cunningham and Emily Bitto + guests, including leading industry agents/publishers
melbourne

Write your novel, and write it well…

This three-month course builds on the work started in Writing a Novel: Stage 1 and is suitable for writers who have completed that course, or who have a substantially completed rough or first draft of a novel-in-progress. This course will develop craft and technical skills required to turn a rough draft into a work of art. Using exercises focused on your own work, you’ll finish the course with a deep understanding of the novelists’ craft and how it applies to your own novel.

July 8, 2021
— September 16, 2021
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melbourne

Getting Published as a Writer for Children

w/ Jane Godwin and guest Davina Bell

Getting Published as a Writer for Children

w/ Jane Godwin and guest Davina Bell
melbourne

Are you a new writer for children? This one-day course offers an understanding of what goes on inside a publishing house, how publishers make their choices, how to give yourself the best chance of publication and what to expect from the publishing process.

August 21, 2021
— August 21, 2021
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