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In this fast, frenzied and funny workshop, Jack Heath will give you the beginning of a story. Your mission is to race against the clock to complete it. You’ll learn to manage prickly plots, charismatic characters, sinister settings and more as you get feedback from Jack and from your classmates. If you’re a writer, a reader, or just a bold thrill-seeker, this session is for you!
“A great writer and an inspiration for other young writers.” –Anne-Maree Britton, Director of the ACT Writers’ Centre
In this fast-paced and engaging workshop you’ll learn the techniques that make a story exciting, peer under the hood of some of your favourite books, write your own danger story, and have the opportunity for feedback from the bestselling and award-winning author of thirty novels. Topics covered Suspense, surprises, similes and sensations Making an original […]
Did the creator of Wonder Woman really invent the polygraph test? Do the lie-detector machines used by police even work? How can learning to spot lies make you a better writer? In this action-packed and funny session, bestselling and award-winning author Jack Heath will share the history of deception detection, teach you how to know […]
Award-winning author Jack Heath discusses his bestselling debut crime novel for adults, Hangman, described in The Age as “a grisly, efficiently written nail-biter packed with riddles and suspense.” Jack will reveal the ugly side of research, the differences between writing for adults and kids, and the best ways to make readers fall in love with […]