ONLINE WORKSHOP: Voice and Vision: Bringing Your Writing to Life

A portrait of Kathryn Heyman
14 November 2020 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Kathryn Heyman
Early, Emerging, Established
For writers of fiction and non-fiction, this workshop will help you find joy and freedom in your writing. Using unique methods developed over many years, acclaimed writer and mentor Kathryn Heyman will help you develop new techniques, find character voice and the voice for your novel or memoir. You will finish the class with a stronger sense of your writerly voice and vision, a toolkit of techniques to discover new elements in your writing, and the confidence to go forward.

This workshop will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

Included in this course:

  • 2.5 hours of information, education, industry insider advice, tricks and tips
  • 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 Kathryn on your first page (up to 250 words)


Learning Outcomes:

  • how to discover, deepen, and develop your writing voice

  • the right questions to ask of a creative project

  • how to break writerly habits (and find new ones) and discover a new voice

  • how to develop character voice

  • techniques to marry form and content, so that the voice you write in is the truest one for your subject


About Kathryn Heyman

Dr Kathryn Heyman 's sixth novel, Storm and Grace, was published to critical acclaim in 2017. She has written several radio dramas for the BBC, including adaptations of her own fiction and in 2018 was the CAL Author Fellow. Her previous work has won the Wingate, Southern Arts and Arts Council of England Writing Awards in the UK and been nominated for awards including the Scottish Writer of the Year, the Orange Prize (now the Baileys) and the Kibble Prize and the West Australian Premier’s Literary Awards. Her seventh book, the memoir Fury, will be published in 2021 in Australia and the UK.
Kathryn is the director of the Australian Writers Mentoring Program.


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.


Phone: 90947895
Concession $ 135.00
Member $ 155.00
Non-member $ 215.00
Donation $ 0.00

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