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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
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 […]
I started writing my first book at age 13, mostly to impress a girl. When I finished it at age 17, I submitted it to a publisher and found myself suddenly catapulted into the wild world of thriller writing. Since then I’ve written twenty more books, met the other authors at the forefront of the […]