Mosman Community College





Course ID 40203
Price $125.00 (GST included)
Status Module is finished.
Location St Lukes, 4 Heydon Street Mosman
Tutor Zena Shapter
Sessions 1 session of 6 hours
Start date Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Finish date Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Time 10.00am - 4.00pm

Get your creative writing started with this one-day workshop. You'll learn the basic skills every writer needs, do plenty of writing and get to ask all the questions you want. Whether you intend to write for pleasure or are looking to create a body of work for publication, this insightful workshop will ensure you do it right.

Discover how to:
. create setting
. find and develop theme
. organise a narrative structure
. develop characters, and
. establish a fun and sustainable writing practice

We'll also look at energising your imagination, establishing your personal writing goals, and thinking how to write something readers will want to read.

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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