If you’ve written one book or five, you’ve likely found that each new project involves new challenges, many of which hinge on narrative tension and propulsion. This session focuses specifically on deepening your understanding of tension and impetus and developing ways to put these lessons into practice. Afterwards, chat with other writers in a social setting.
- When: Thursday 29 February, 6.30-8.30pm
- Where: 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne
- With: Cate Kennedy
About the Tutor
Cate Kennedy is the author of the highly acclaimed novel The World Beneath, which won the People’s Choice Award in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards in 2010. She is an award-winning short-story writer whose work has been published widely. Her first collection, Dark Roots, was shortlisted for the Steele Rudd Award in the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and for the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. She is also the author of a travel memoir, Sing, and Don’t Cry, and the poetry collections Joyflight, Signs of Other Fires and The Taste of River Water, which won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry in 2011. She lives on a secluded bend of the Broken River in north-east Victoria.