Saturday, May 10, 2014

Creative Writing Stage II

Burning to tell more: Your life story, short stories or The Great NZ Novel (Stage II)
Start Fri 18 Jul 2014 9:30 AM
End Sun 20 Jul 2014 4:00 PM
Session Details
  • Session 1, Fri 18 Jul 2014 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Session 2, Sat 19 Jul 2014 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Session 3, Sun 20 Jul 2014 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This 3-day course is for anyone who has already done a bit of creative writing, or attended Stage 1 (the 2-day course Fundamentals of Creative Writing) and who wants to develop and build on this: narrative/character/writer’s voice, the intricacies of point of view; character development beyond the basics; the text/subtext relationship; turning points, managing tension. In brief: how to bring a story together from ideas and pieces of plot and characterization.
This course runs from 9:30AM to 4PM each day with an hour's break for lunch.  Please bring a packed lunch.
Cost: $348.  Enrol for James' 2-day Fundamentals of Creative Writing (Stage I) as well as this workshop and pay only $510 in total (saving $86). Please contact Selwyn Community Education office on 5219623 or to take advantage of these discounts.

Tutor: James George, has taught and/or mentored in creative writing at BA and MA level at AUT University, the University of Auckland and Unitec. He is the author of three novels - two of which have been shortlisted for major prizes in New Zealand and overseas, and several anthologized short stories. 

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