Suitable for writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, this workshop aims to guide you on methods of turning a critical eye to your own writing as you go through the drafting process.
You will learn
- How to recognise repetition and ‘literary crutches’
- how to reengage with scenes and characters
- how to enhance your voice
- common grammar and spelling errors
- formatting your work.
About Ellen van Neerven
Ellen van Neerven is a Mununjali person from the Yugambeh language group of South East Queensland. Her first book ‘Heat and Light’ (UQP, 2014), a collection of interlinked short stories, won several awards including the NSW Premiers Literary Award for Indigenous Writing. ‘Comfort Food’ (UQP, 2016), a collection of poems, is her most recent release. Until 2016 Ellen was the Managing Editor of 'black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project at State Library of Queensland. She received the 2017 Queensland Writers Centre Johnno Award and the 2015 Express Media Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Young Person in Literary Arts.
Find out more about how Ellen goes about tackling the editing process and what writers can do to make their work appealing to publishers.
|Event registration fee|
|Concession member||$ 135.00|