Upcoming Events

Apr
20
Mon
Writing War with Nigel Featherstone @ Avid Reader Bookstore
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Writing War will be a fantastic panel on writing historical war stories linked to contemporary themes. Join me in discussion with Nigel Featherstone, Simon Cleary and Melanie Myers for their unique perspectives on the legacy of war.

May
24
Sun
Finding Your Character’s Voice: Workshop @ Avid Reader @ Avid Reader Bookstore
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join me for an informative and fun workshop about characterisation: a mix of writing exercises, examples and discussion, with plenty of handouts and take-home information.

This workshop will focus on:

* characterisation and how it is related to plot, setting and themes
* how to build resilient characters
* how to use dialogue, movement, behaviour, backstory and childhood memories to build believable characters
* love, lies and loss
* how to evoke emotion in your reader