Upcoming Events

Postponed due to CV19: The First Time Podcast! @ Avid Reader Bookstore
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

So excited to be part of the line-up for the first ever Brisbane episode of The First Time Podcast with Kate Mildenhall and Katherine Collette! Be at Avid to share the joy!

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.

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