Upcoming Workshop Times & Events

Workshop:  A Whole New World
Suitable for:  New and Developing Writers

World building is a vital tool in the construction of believable, immersive worlds your readers will want to escape and return to. For writers of science fiction and fantasy, world building is the bedrock that anchors narrative while influencing character and plot. But what details should be included, and how do you know what to leave out, and when?

Whether you’re creating a far future, a secondary world, or an alternate history, this two hour workshop will equip you with the world building skills to bring to your fictional universe to life.  Geography, culture, climate, social structure, magic and mythology – your attention to detail is what will set your story apart.

This 2 hour writing workshop is interactive, engaging fun, with resources and take away value you can apply to any genre.

Date:  Saturday 28 July, 2018
Time:  2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Room 5 Mount Martha Community House, Dominion Rd, Mount Martha
Cost:  $45 
(Limited to ten participants)

 

Workshop:  Editing Fundamentals
Suitable for:  New and Developing Writers

Congratulations! You’ve written your first draft. Your short story or novel is finally complete. Or is it?  The short answer is: NO.

The art of self-editing is a vital  resource in any writer’s toolkit. You’ve worked hard on your manuscript, and you want it to be the very best it can for the highest chance of publication. While editing is a highly-developed skill that requires experience and qualifications, the good news is there are many things you can do to self-edit your work and polish your story to the best of your ability.

This two-hour  workshop will take you through the fundamentals of self-editing. You’ll learn how to take your writing to the next level, raise your professional benchmark, and take a critical approach to the content, style, tone, and creative and technical issues in your writing.  This workshop is a great investment for your writing future, with take away value that will enhance your work, no matter what genre.
PS – Despite what you’ve heard, editing is fun!

Date:  To be advised
Time:  To be advised
Venue: Room 5 Mount Martha Community House, Dominion Rd, Mount Martha
Cost:  $45 
(Limited to ten participants – Suitable for ages 16 – 116 years)

For bookings, please use the form on our Contact Page, or email info@storycraftworkshops.com.au