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Jack Heath: Creating thrilling fiction

Session Info:

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


  • Developing a writing style that readers will find addictive
  • Constructing an unpredictable plot
  • Weaving in themes without patronising your audience
  • Growing flawed heroes and frightening villains

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