Online: Beginner Short Story Clinic

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Laura Jean McKay

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07 August 2019 - 12:00 to 11 December 2019 - 12:00
Laura Jean McKay
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Every story begins with a messy first draft. This beginners’ clinic is a constructive and supportive environment that will help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your story, learn the elements of your craft and provide direction for your next draft. Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants with this email correspondence course for those just starting out in short story writing.

Stories of up to 1,500 words due Wednesdays 7 August, 11 September, 16 October, 20 November, 11 December

You will learn:

  • What makes a short story work
  • How to find your story’s thread
  • Characterization and Point of View
  • Story structure
  • The art of constructive feedback

 

About Laura Jean McKay

Laura Jean McKay writes about humans and other animals. Her novel, The Animals in That Country, is out with Scribe in 2020. She is also the author of the short story collection Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc. 2013). Her work appears in 'Best Australian Stories', 'The North American Review' and 'The Saturday Paper'. Laura has a PhD from the University of Melbourne and she is currently the ‘animal expert’ presenter on ABC’s 'Animal Sound Safari'.


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Event Fee(s)
Concession member $ 240.00
Member $ 250.00
Non-member $ 310.00
Donation $ 0.00

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