YA for Beginners

Sat 24 October 2015 - 10:00am to Sun 25 October 2015 - 3:59pm
Steven Lochran
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Walk through the process of writing your own Young Adult manuscript, from initial inspiration through to plotting and the pitching process.

You will learn

  • How to develop your ideas and shape them into manuscript form
  • How to draw on real world experiences to strengthen your writing
  • How to add verve to descriptive prose
  • How to structure your plot to engage your reader
  • How to identify trends in the market and pitch your work to publishers

About Steven Lochran

Steven Lochran is the author of the teen superhero series ‘Vanguard Prime’, as well as the upcoming Young Adult Fantasy series ‘Paladero’,which is best described as ‘Games of Thrones’ meets ‘Dinotopia’. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and has worked as a copywriter, a film critic and in the Sales and Marketing departments for a major Australian publisher.


Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000