Term 3 – Expressions of Interest
Creative Writing Workshop Program

Mount Martha Community House have thrown open their doors to a whole range of fun and educational programs, workshops, and events. After a successful creative writing program in Term 1, expressions of interest are invited for participants for a series of weekly creative writing workshops for the duration of Term 3.

Duration:        8 Weeks

Day:                 To be confirmed (week Day)

Time:               4 – 6pm

Dates:              To be confirmed

Participants:   Children aged 8 – 12 years (primary school)

Cost:                $160 (for full eight-week program)

Overview:       Over the course of eight weeks, aspiring young authors will learn how to expand their narrative strategies and creative writing techniques as they discover the secrets of storytelling through a series of fun, engaging and interactive workshops, facilitated by local author, Rebecca Fraser. Participants will learn how to write dramatic storylines starring memorable characters in believable settings.  A must for any budding writer. StoryCraft workshops combine education and inspiration…where the only boundaries are imagination!

Please note, you need to register your interest directly with Mount Martha House via email for this series of workshops. Email: mountmarthahouse@mornpen.vic.gov.au

You can find full details of Mount Martha House Community Centre’s complete program of workshops here.

School Holiday – ‘Spooky Stories, Creepy Tales’ Workshop
Suitable for 12 – 17 year olds

Vampires, ghouls, ghosts, witches, black cats, vampires, Frankenstein’s Monster, zombies, aliens, haunted houses, campfire stories, werewolves, and more …. Kids love the thrill of spooky stories and pretty much anything that goes bump in the night.  In this workshop budding writers will explore the elements that make a  creepy tale work, and create their own stories based on characters, setting, atmosphere, tone, and plot.

This two-hour writing workshop is interactive, engaging fun!

Date: Thursday, 8 July 2021
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Mornington Library
Cost: Free (Maximum of ten participants)

Bookings open soon via Mornington Shire Libraries

School Holiday – ‘Enchanted Lands Workshop’
Suitable for 8 – 12 Year Olds

Fans of Enid Blyton’s ‘The Enchanted Wood’ and ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’ will be in their world-building element in this two-hour workshop.

Budding authors will learn how to create bewitched lands and magical worlds readers will want to turn and return to in this adventure-filled foray into world building. Drawing inspiration from Blyton’s timeless classics, participants will tap into their imagination to create their very own land ‘at the top of the tree’ and write themselves into their very own story line. Suitable for ages 8 – 12 years.

(NB. It’s not necessary to have read Blyton’s work to enjoy or participate in this workshop)

Date: Friday, 9 July, 2021
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Rosebud Library
Cost: Free (Maximum of ten participants)

Bookings open soon via Mornington Shire Libraries

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If you would like to be added to my mailing list to get an early heads up on forthcoming workshops for children, teenagers, and adults, please email info@storycraftworkshops.com.au or use the contact form here