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Course ID 20203
Price $125.00 (GST included)
Status Module is finished.
Location 2/696 Military Road, Mosman
Tutor Zena Shapter
Sessions 1 session of 6 hours
Start date Sunday, 27 May 2018
Finish date Sunday, 27 May 2018
Time 9.00am - 3.00pm

Discover how to turn thoughts into words and scribbles into stories! Energise your imagination, learn creative writing conventions, techniques and more! What should you write about? Where do writers find their ideas? How do you write something readers will want to read? Whether you intend to write for pleasure or are looking to create a body of work for publication, this insightful seminar will help you establish your personal writing goals, and show you how to get started. Discover how to:
* create an interesting setting
* find and develop theme
* organise a narrative structure
* develop characters, and
* establish a fun and sustainable writing practice.
Creative writing is an engaging and invigorating craft, embrace what it has to offer and let it enrich your life! Taught by a multi-award-winning author, short story judge and editor, book creator and writing mentor.


Please bring pen and paper.

About the presenter

Zena Shapter is a Ditmar award-winning author, creative writing tutor and mentor, freelance editor, copywriter and social media consultant. She has won ten national writing competitions and is published in magazines such as "Midnight Echo" and anthologies such as "Award-Winning Australian Writing". She writes close-to-reality books of the unexplained and adventures that get you thinking. She also founded and leads the widely attended Northern Beaches Writers' Group, whose collaborative writing has also won multiple awards. Read her through the links on her website at


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