Blasting Through Writer’s Block 2018
Saturday 4 August 2018, 10am-4pm
Full Price: $195
Conc Member: $120
All writers get blocked sometimes. Yet it’s those writers who learn how to blast through their blockage and keep on writing that manage to produce work, year after year, and so build themselves a career as a writer. Most aspiring writers dream of being able to make a living from their writing, yet writer’s block makes the process slow and arduous, as well as very time-consuming.
Professional writers have all sorts of tricks and techniques to make sure writer’s block doesn’t become writer’s paralysis. In a fast-paced, intense workshop, learn how to overcome the fear of the blank page and get the creative juices flowing, how to blast through the fears and doubts holding you back, and how to keep your well of creativity overflowing so that you are always brimming over with ideas, energy and enthusiasm. Participants should bring a pen and lots of paper!
Expected Learning Outcomes
- Participants will gain a new understanding of the causes of their writer’s block.
- Participants will learn techniques to build up writing stamina and access flow.
- Participants will leave with new creative inspiration and fresh excitement about their writing.
Pen and paper.
About the tutor
Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel aged seven and has now sold more than a million books worldwide. Her most recent book, Beauty in Thorns, is a reimagining of Sleeping Beauty set amongst the passions and scandals of the Pre-Raphaelites. Other novels for adults include Bitter Greens, which won the 2015 American Library Association award for Best Historical Fiction; […]