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Online: Pitch Tips (webinar)

24 May 2017
Writers Victoria
Marie Alafaci

See how synopses and pitches can also help keep you motivated and on track when you wander into the depths...

The Art of Story

27 May 2017
Writers Victoria
Arnold Zable

Should you go for fiction or non-fiction? Novel or memoir, autobiography or short story?

Writing YA

30 May 2017
Writers Victoria
Lili Wilkinson

Adolescence is a time of extreme intensity, so it’s no wonder YA is so beloved.
You will learn...

Writers on Wednesdays: Making a Book

31 May 2017
Writers Victoria
Donna Ward


Building Your Novel’s Spine – Classic Narrative Structure

1 June 2017
Writers Victoria
Alison Goodman

Get a firm grasp of traditional narrative basics in this hands-on workshop – plot, pace, scenes, conflict...

Business Writing: Annual Reports

2 June 2017
Writers Victoria
Spiri Tsintziras

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Scrivener for Beginners

3 June 2017
Writers Victoria
Alison Stuart

Gain a basic working knowledge of the main tools Scrivener has to offer and the confidence to use and...

The Garret Series: Plot, People and Language

4 June 2017
Writers Victoria
John Marsden

Using language pithily, powerfully, prettily, purposefully – unlike the four adverbs in this sentence –...

The Salon Does Season 2

6 June 2017
Writers Victoria
Writers Victoria

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