Upcoming Workshop Times & Events

School Holiday Creative Writing Workshops
Theme:  Spooky Stories & Creepy Tales

With Halloween just around the corner, and school holidays in full swing, it’s time to channel all that creative energy into some serious writing fun.

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 2 hour writing workshop is interactive, engaging fun. Workshops are age appropriate and divided into 8-12 years, and 12-16 years (see below for times).

Date:  Wednesday 3rd October, 2018

Time:  1:00pm – 3:00pm (For 8 – 12 year olds)
Venue: Meeting Room, Mount Eliza Community Hall, 100 Canadian Bay Rd
Cost:  $30 
(Limited to ten participants)

Date:  Wednesday 3rd October, 2018
Time:  3:30pm – 5:30pm (For 12 – 16 year olds)
Venue: Meeting Room, Mount Eliza Community Hall, 100 Canadian Bay Rd
Cost:  $30 
(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