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Writing True Stories: Crafting Memoir and Narrative Non-Fictionw/ Patti Miller and guests
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’.
— June 3, 2022
Writing a Novel Stage 1w/ Margo Lanagan and guests
Write your novel, discover your readers.
For aspiring and emerging novelists ready to dive in and commit to completing a full manuscript, this course will guide you through the process of planning and plotting your novel, while developing essential skills in writing, and establishing a dedicated writing practice.
— May 31, 2022
The Book Proposalw/ Richard Cooke
Nonfiction can, in many cases, be sold to a publisher off the strength of a book proposal and a set of sample chapters. In this intensive, practical program you will be taught the essentials of putting together a solid working document to show to agents and publishers as a ‘proof of concept.’
— September 10, 2022
Writing a Novel Stage 2w/ Margo Lanagan and guests
Write your novel, discover your readers
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 a rough or first draft of a novel-in-progress.
— October 4, 2022