At the time of publication, this information is correct. However, if circumstances change, we will let you know as soon as possible and our extended cancellation policy is still in effect.
This long-form course will take place over five months, and incorporate workshops, webinars, and feedback.
You will learn:
about voice – how to find and refine the right "voice" for your memoir
about situation vs story – how to identify the "story" you want to tell (the insight, the wisdom, the thing you’ve come to say) within the "situation" you are describing
about characters – how to create vivid "characters" from real people – including yourself
about research – how to decide which questions to ask and where to find the answers
about publication – how to write a persuasive publishing proposal for your memoir
Workshops will run 10am-4pm on:
- Saturday 29 August
- Saturday 10 October
- Saturday 31 October
- Saturday 5 December
Online Mentoring Sessions will run 6-7:30pm on:
- Thursday 10 September
- Thursday 12 November
About Sian Prior
Dr Sian Prior has been a writer and broadcaster for three decades. She has written for newspapers, magazines and literary journals and won awards for her short stories. Sian teaches non-fiction at RMIT and for writers centres around Australia. Her first book ‘Shy: A memoir’ was published in 2014.
Melbourne, VIC 3000
|Concession Member||$ 530.00|