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Writing True Stories: Crafting Memoir and Narrative Non-Fiction

w/ Patti Miller and guests

Writing True Stories: Crafting Memoir and Narrative Non-Fiction

w/ Patti Miller and guests
sydney

This intensive course is for writers, or intending writers, who wish to concentrate on crafting memoir or narrative non-fiction.

A practical craft-based course, featuring readings, discussion and exercises, ‘Writing True Stories’ offers the opportunity to develop several chapters, while working towards a full manuscript, under expert guidance. This course will help develop skills and explore the richness of the genre along with the joys, challenges and possibilities for the writer of ‘true stories’.

February 5, 2021
— June 4, 2021
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sydney

Writing a Novel Stage 1

w/ Kathryn Heyman, Margo Lanagan and guests

Writing a Novel Stage 1

w/ Kathryn Heyman, Margo Lanagan and guests
sydney

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 2, 2021
— May 18, 2021
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sydney

Writing a Novel Stage 2

w/ Kathryn Heyman, Margo Lanagan and guests

Writing a Novel Stage 2

w/ Kathryn Heyman, Margo Lanagan and guests
sydney

Write your novel, and write it well…

A comprehensive 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 6, 2021
— September 14, 2021
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