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Clinic Feedback Rounds: Short Story



Julie Koh




In this online clinic, you’ll submit short fiction of up to 1000 words each month for three months via an online WordPress forum. You will receive individual feedback from Julie Koh, focusing on elements including plot, structure, character and voice. You’ll also practice exchanging feedback with your peers.
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Submission Deadlines: Pieces of up to 1000 words due Tuesdays 9 April, 14 May, 11 June.

This season, Writers Victoria’s Online Feedback Clinics have been reimagined, making them more flexible for participants. For the full experience, you can sign up for a workshop to get started and meet your tutor before you submit work for feedback from the tutor and your peers across a three-month period via our online forum. If you’d prefer to just dip a toe into the clinics, you can sign up for a one-day workshop; if you’re more confident in your drafting skills, you can opt, instead, to focus solely on the feedback rounds. This page is for those who wish to register for the feedback rounds only.

For more information on our online feedback clinics, please read our FAQs

You Will Learn:

  • ways to improve the capacity of your short fiction to grab the attention of the reader
  • techniques to enhance plot, structure and characterisation in your short stories
  • ways to strengthen voice in your short stories
  • to have more confidence in your ability to generate new fiction over a sustained period of time
  • to diagnose issues in your drafts through feedback from your tutor and other participants

About the Tutor:

Julie Koh is the author of Capital Misfits and Portable Curiosities. The latter was shortlisted for several awards and led to Julie being named a 2017 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist. Her short stories have been published widely, including in the Best Australian Stories and Best Australian Comedy Writing. She has written radio plays for ABC Radio National and the libretto for Chop Chef. She was a judge for the 2018 Stella Prize and the 2022 USQ Steele Rudd Award.

Not a Member?

Members of Writers Victoria receive up to 37% off the full price of our workshops, seminars and courses. In addition, members have access to a range of other discounts and opportunities and receive a subscription to 'The Victorian Writer' magazine. Memberships start from just $50. Find out more about becoming a member here.

Book early to access our early bird prices! These expire 9 days before the course begins. Please keep in mind that our workshops require a minimum number of participants to run, so booking early also helps ensure that a workshop will go ahead. 

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Phone: (03) 9917 8463
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 08 April 2024 - 4:00
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