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As a part-time bookseller, and full time YA author, Gab Williams is in a unique position to offer her reading guide to secondary students.
Story A GoGo is some of the best fun you can have inside the classroom. An interactive boardgame that’s loosely based on Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey, Story A GoGo harnesses the fun of game play onto the principles of plot construction and character development. By the end of a session of Story A GoGo every […]
In this fun and unexpected workshop, Gabrielle Williams shows students how to take a step-by-step approach to developing a fully realised character. Topics Covered: How to make our characters surprising and delightful. Avoiding cliches.
Gabrielle Williams spends a fair chunk of her working life telling whopping great lies and hoping people will believe her. In this presentation, she takes you on a journey of the Greatest Lies She (and some of her characters) Has Ever Told, and shows how you can harness the power of the imagination in your […]
In this session I dissect the classic Hero’s Journey, and also examine the classic 3 Act structure, and show how these two fundamental elements of story-telling apply to the written word. Topics covered: Hero’s Journey Story structure