Summer School: Fictive Expressions

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A portrait of AS Patric

AS Patric
19 January 2017 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
AS Patric
Early, Emerging
Build an understanding of the unique qualities of various literary forms (poetry and creative non-fiction, short stories, novellas and novels) and how each offers new creative perspectives and possibilities. Study craft and technique, character development and narrative function, voice and tone, ideas and aesthetics with a focus on how we deploy our skills practically.

Study craft and technique, character development and narrative function, voice and tone, ideas and aesthetics with a focus on how we deploy our skills practically.

You will learn

  • how to develop voice and literary authority
  • how to create characters with integrated narratives
  • how to develop a sense for storytelling dynamics
  • a deeper understanding of the architecture and evolution of fiction in its various forms
  • a practical insight into getting published in the contemporary Australian market

About AS Patric

AS Patric’s debut novel ‘Black Rock White City’ won the 2016 Miles Franklin Award. He is a winner of the Ned Kelly Award and the Booranga Prize, and is the author of ‘Las Vegas for Vegans’, a story collection shortlisted in the Queensland Literary Awards. His novella ‘The Rattler’ was shortlisted for the Lord Mayor’s Award and ‘Bruno Kramzer’ was shortlisted for the Viva La Novella Prize.

On this website, you can also read our interview with Alec about catching fragments in the story web.

Summer School

Read more about our Summer School workshops:

Summer School: Environmental Non-Fiction, 12 January
Summer School: Writing Romance, 13 January
Summer School: Writing TV Drama, 14 January
Summer School: Creating an Author Platform, 15 January
Summer School: Writing and Your Body, 16 January
Summer School: Writing the end of the world, 17 January
Summer School: Intro to Memoir, 18 January
Summer School: The Ethics of Using Real Stories in Fiction, 20 January
Summer School: Insight into Editing, 21 January
Summer School: DIY Podcasts, 22 January
Summer School: Your Digital Publishing Options, 23 January
Summer School: The Big Picture: children's books with a social conscience, 24 January
Summer School: Poetry: The Foundations, 25 January

Member $ 145.00
Concession Member $ 135.00
Non-Member $ 195.00

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