This workshop will be taught online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided to all writers.
Included in this course:
- 2.5 hours of guidance, information, and directed teaching
- A curated reading list for context and inspiration
- Writing exercises to help hone your craft and reinforce your new skills
- 1 hour interactive webinar for questions, clarifications, and skills extension
- Personalised feedback from Amanda on a piece of writing up to 500 words
Why facts alone aren’t enough to incite change around environmental issues
How to draw inspiration from the stories that have shaped you
How to connect with diverse readers
How to motivate environmental action
Why generosity matters
Schedule for the Day:
- 10 - 11:15am: First webinar with Amanda Niehaus
- 11:45am - 1pm: Second webinar with Amanda Niehaus
- 3 - 4pm: Interactive webinar for questions, clarifications, and more casual instructions based on your experiences
- 500-word pieces to be sent to Amanda for feedback
About Amanda Niehaus
Amanda Niehaus is a biologist and writer living in Brisbane, Australia. Her writing has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, The Guardian, Nature, Griffith Review, and Overland, among others, and her story “Breeding Season” won the 2017 VU Short Story Prize. Her first novel, The Breeding Season, weaves science with fiction in a story of loss, love, and northern quolls.
If you’re purchasing a full price workshop at $215, consider a full price one-year membership ($75) plus member-priced workshop ($155) will cost just $230 and give you discounts on all our services plus six free copies of ‘The Victorian Writer’ magazine.
And if you have a concession card, a one-year membership ($55) plus member-concession workshop ($135) will cost you only $190.
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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