Writing Historical Fiction

Mirandi Riwoe

Saturday 22 June 2024, 10am-4pm

Full Price: $210
Member: $155
Conc Member: $135

This writing course, Writing Historical Fiction with Mirandi Riwoe, takes place at Writing NSW in Sydney.

In this workshop, Mirandi Riwoe will discuss research methods and the writing processes involved in writing a historical novel. Through authorial insights and discussion, you will further develop your own research and writing process.

Is this course right for you? Read our FAQ >

Whether you’re just getting started or ready to further your own historical fiction, writing activities will help with techniques for incorporating your research into a work of fiction.

Learn how to find resources, blend research with fiction and narrative technique (without lumping everything you uncover into your narrative!), and how to choose between ‘accuracy’ and ‘authenticity’.

Expected learning outcomes

In this workshop, participants will:

  1. Learn research methods for writing historical fiction
  2. Learn how to incorporate research into a work of fiction
  3. Discover how to find resources and collate research
  4. Discern between accuracy and authenticity when writing historical fiction.

This workshop takes place at Writing NSW in Sydney.

Participant requirements

Pen and paper, or a fully charged device. Please read our FAQ before enrolling.

If you have questions about this course, please contact us.


‘Mirandi was very generous in sharing her process, research and organisation techniques and tips, along with her own writing background and stories. Her teaching included some very useful writing activities and exercises which were inspiring and got plenty of ideas stirring!’ — Christina, 2023

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