Online: Intermediate Short Story Clinic

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A portrait of Steven Amsterdam

Steven Amsterdam
01 February 2017 - 11:59 to 07 June 2017 - 11:59
Steven Amsterdam
Emerging
At any stage of a writing career, the feedback we receive is either acceptance or rejection, which lacks nuance and usefulness. In this intermediate clinic, regular critiques provide the basis for constructive, independent learning, with the goal of helping you develop as many as five stories over five months. Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants with this email correspondence course.

In this intermediate clinic, regular critiques provide the basis for constructive, independent learning, with the goal of helping you develop as many as five stories over five months. Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants with this email correspondence course.

Stories of up to 1,500 words due midnight Wednesday 1 February, 1 March, 5 April, 3 May, 7 June

You will learn

  • how to identify and fully explore the themes hiding in your story
  • how to put the right authorial voice to work to tell your story
  • how to strengthen the dynamics in each scene
  • how to balance decorative vs functional details
  • how to be ruthless during the editing process

About Steven Amsterdam

Steven Amsterdam’s work has appeared in ‘The Age’, ‘Best Australian Stories’, ‘Heat’, ‘Overland’, ‘Meanjin’, ‘The Sleepers Almanac’ and ‘Torpedo’. ‘Things We Didn’t See Coming’ was ‘The Age’ Book of the Year and ‘What the Family Needed’ was longlisted for the International IMPAC award. His new novel, ‘The Easy Way Out’, was released in September.

Online courses

Read more about our other online courses, digital intensives, clinics and webinars:

Online: Digital Memoir Intensive, 30 January
Online: Beginners Short Story Clinic Wednesday 1 February
Online: Intro to Online Courses, 13 February
Online: Advanced Short Story Clinic, 15 February
Online: Poetry Clinic, 15 February
Online: Copywriting and Your Career, 8 March
Online: Digital Fantasy Novel Intensive, 1 May
Online: Pitch Tips, 24 May
Online: Digital Novel Intensive, 19 June
Online: How to Write… a funding application, 27 June


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Member $ 250.00
Concession Member $ 240.00
Non-Member $ 310.00

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