Five Secrets of Compelling Fiction
Saturday 4 April 2020, 10am-4pm
Full Price: $200
Conc Member: $120
In this hands-on fiction writing course, you’ll discover the five key storytelling techniques that will help you create an ‘unputdownable’ story in any genre. Join bestselling novelist Amanda Hampson in a fast-paced, entertaining workshop that will teach you the elements necessary for crafting narrative direction and drive.
Through a variety of writing exercises, you’ll develop insights into creating purposeful scenes, compelling characters and meaningful dialogue. You’ll also discover practical tools for finding the perfect structure, developing conflict and weaving suspense through your story.
Expected Learning Outcomes
- How to develop your plot (and draw on your own life for authentic material).
- How to organise your work and find a structure that supports your genre.
- How to create believable and engaging characters.
Pen and paper or fully charged device.
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About the tutor
Amanda Hampson is an internationally published, bestselling author of two non-fiction books and five novels The Olive Sisters, Two for the Road, The French Perfumer, The Yellow Villa and Sixty Summers. Amanda created her highly successful Memoir Made Simple workshop eight years ago to share the techniques of fiction writing with people who want to […]