Online: Digital Fantasy Novel Intensive

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
15 January 2018
Author / Presenters: 
C.S. Pacat

This workshop will take you through the key stages of writing a page-turning fantasy, from coming up with ideas, through plotting, to final manuscript and publication. It will offer practical techniques, breaking down some of the most successful methods used in popular fantasy. Tackle your project through a combination of webinars and submissions of your own work
You’ll receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants on your writing. Theoretical components will be taught in conjunction with practical exercises and you’ll also be given feedback on your work to make your writing stronger.
Webinars: Mondays 15 January, 5 February, 5 March, Tuesday 3 April, Mondays 7 May and 4 June, 6-7.30pm
Submissions of 3,000 words due midnight Wednesdays 14 February, 14 March, 11 April and 16 May
You will learn
how to generate and refine ideas, including story, world building and characters
key plot, story and structure techniques for fantasy novels
effective pacing and exposition strategies
how fantasy writers create and control reader immersion
what to do next: the first steps in publishing your fantasy.
About C.S. Pacat
CS Pacat is the author of the best-selling fantasy series ‘Captive Prince’. She has lived in a number of cities, including Tokyo and Perugia. Her first series began as an online serial, which attracted viral attention before being acquired by Penguin USA. The ‘Captive Prince’ trilogy went on to become a USA Today bestseller after being published to commercial success and critical acclaim.
Bursary
There is one free place available in this intensive for an LGBTIQA+ and/or CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) writer. To apply for this place, email program@writersvictoria.org.au with your expression of interest.
Read more about our other online courses, digital intensives, clinics and webinars:
Online: Beginners Short Story Clinic, Wednesday 7 February
Online: Intermediate Short Story Clinic, 7 February
Online: Advanced Short Story Clinic, 21 February
Online: Poetry Clinic, 21 February
Online: How to Write… about your work, 19 March
Online: Storytelling for Social Change, 15 May
Online: Digital Memoir Intensive, 12 June