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Creative writing workshop focusing on story and structure. The workshop is based around coming up with an initial idea for a story, and then using that idea to generate characters, plot and structure. By the end of the session, participants will have the outline of a story, including a well-rounded protagonist, an antagonist, a three-act structure and an appropriate ending. Participants can either go away and write the story they have plotted out in the session, or use the framework to generate new ideas and stories (or apply the framework to their works in progress).
YA author Lili Wilkinson tells the story of how she became a writer. Many of Lili’s early writing experiences and opportunities happened when she was at school, and her story will inspire budding young writers. Lili will also give an engaging summary of her published works. Topics: Writing opportunities for teens. You don’t have to […]
Motivational Talk for Year 12, covering: Try not to freak out too much Creative writing tips Study tips Author’s own experiences in Year 12 How to succeed and survive Year 12 without having a nervous breakdown
Teenagers read. More than ever before. They also engage creatively in reading Using online tools to make creative responses to literature Recent research and findings on teens and reading