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06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 Going Down in History

Who: Jesse Blackadder When: Sunday 16 October 2011, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $150; Member: $105; Conc Member: $90 Code: 11BLAC10 History is one place where you can plunder true stories, rework them as you like, and be safe from the repercussions. Or can you? If you’re interested in writing historic fiction, author Jesse […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 Write a Page Turner

Who: Amanda Hampson When: 2 x Sundays: 16 & 23 October 2011, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $290; Member: $205; Conc Member: $175 Code: 11HAMP10b Learn the five essential elements of compelling fiction with the bestselling author of The Olive Sisters and Two for the Road (Penguin). In this hands-on workshop you will discover […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 Character Flaws (SOLD OUT)

Who: Jaclyn Moriarty When: Sunday 6 November 2011, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $150; Member: $105; Conc Member: $90 Code: 11MORI11 ‘Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.’ (Abraham Lincoln) ‘Who is more real? Homer or Ulysses? […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 HSC English Ext 2: A Year of Writing

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso Cost full course: Full price: $850; Conc Member: $515 Cost individual phases: Full price: $350; Conc Member: $210 It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or short fiction or […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 HSC English Ext 2 Phase One: Writing the Invisible

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or short fiction or drama-based scripts, students cannot afford to miss this guide to the English Extension 2 Major Work. Over three […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2012 HSC English Ext 2 Phase Two: Work in Progress (CANCELLED)

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso When: 2 x Sundays: 26 February & 4 March 2012, 10am-4pm Cost: Full Price: $ 350; Conc Member: $210 Code: 12DELL2 It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2012 HSC English Ext 2 Phase Three: Final Draft

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso When: 2 x Sundays: 20 & 27 May 2012, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $350; Conc Member: $210 Code: 12DELL5 It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 Better Business Writing

Who: Tony Spencer-Smith When: Friday 11 November 2011, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $150; Member: $105; Conc Member: $90 Code: 11SPEN11 You’re good at your job but get a sinking feeling when it’s time to write reports, emails, proposals or other business documents. You know what you want to say but struggle to express […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 We’re Talking Dialogue

Who: Gary John Baxter When: Sunday 13 November 2011, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $150; Member: $105; Conc Member: $90 Code: 11BAXT11 Many good novels are let down by weak or mundane dialogue. Plays rely heavily on dialogue and film dialogue has its own unique requirements. Gary Baxter is an internationally recognised playwright, novelist, […]


06/02/2011 9:30 pm — 06/02/2011 9:30 pm

2011 Picture books: Mastering the Art of the Bedtime Story (SOLD OUT)

Who: Jackie French When: Saturday 19 November 2011, 10am – 4pm Cost: Full price: $150; Member: $105; Conc Member: $90 Code: 11FREN11 Join Waiting List What makes a best-selling picture book, or at least one that publishers hope will sell a million copies? What is the difference between an illustrated short story and a picture […]


Thu 2 June, 2011 — Thu 2 June, 2011

2011 Poetry: a Practical Workshop

Who: Peter Skrzynecki When: 2 x Sunday mornings: 20 & 27 November 2011, 9.30am – 12.30pm Cost: Full price: $180; Member: $125; Conc Member: $110 Code: 11SKRZ11 Peter Skrzynecki is the author of nine volumes of poetry including the award-winning Headwaters, There, Behind the Lids and Immigrant Chronicle. Join him for a practical, round-table discussion […]

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