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ONLINE: Showing and Telling

4 April 2020
Writers Victoria
Emily Bitto

This workshop will be delivered Online. 
Included in this course:

ONLINE WEBINAR: Reading For Writers: Speculative Fiction: ‘The Shaming’...

8 April 2020
Writers Victoria
Eugen Bacon

Please note: this session will now be held online via our webinar platform.

ONLINE: The Art of the Redraft

18 April 2020
Writers Victoria
Penni Russon

Please note: this workshop will take place online
Included in this course:

ONLINE: Using Place to Enhance Your Story

19 April 2020
Writers Victoria
Angela Savage

This workshop will be presented online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

All talk: Dialogue, voice and point-of-view with Melanie Cheng, 6:00pm

22 April 2020
Express Media
Express Media

This week is for those of us who cringe when we have to write a conversation, or whose characters all end...

Writing family, writing illness with Amra Pajalic: 6.00pm

23 April 2020
Express Media
Express Media

In Week 3, we speak to author Amra Pajalic about the ethics and challenges of writing about family.

ONLINE: Writing Page-Turning Fiction

2 May 2020
Writers Victoria
Fiona Lowe

Included in this course:

Healesville: Writing Opinions and Personal Essays

2 May 2020
Writers Victoria
Elizabeth Flux

You will learn:
How to pitch your work

ONLINE: Reading For Writers: Speculative Fiction: The War of the Worlds

6 May 2020
Writers Victoria
Claire G Coleman

PLEASE NOTE: This date has changed from the printed program
About Claire G Coleman