Writing YA (Bendigo)

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
7 October 2017
Author / Presenters: 
Shivaun Plozza

Cover the basics of writing for a young adult audience, with a focus on maximising reader engagement. Writers can workshop an existing project or use the time to develop new ideas.
This event is presented in assocation with the Bendigo Writers' Council and Grace Marion Wilson Trust.
Bendigo Writers' Council members can book at WV member rates.
You will learn:
How to develop teen characters
How to structure your novel for maximum reader engagement
How to write an authentic teen voice
How to develop a plot that will engage a young adult audience
How to approach publishers and agents with your YA manuscript
About Shivaun Plozza
Shivaun is the author of ‘Frankie’ (Penguin, 2016), her first novel. Her short fiction, flash fiction, essays and poetry have appeared in anthologies and journals including ‘Where the Shoreline Used to Be’, ‘Above Water’, ‘Text’, ‘Vivid ‘and ‘The Victorian Writer’. When she’s not writing, she works as an editor and a manuscript assessor.