The NSW Writers’ Centre is a government funded not for profit organisation that exists to promote writing-based culture and the rights and interests of writers in NSW.
The Centre provides a dynamic program of activities each year including writing workshops, courses for writers, publishing seminars, festivals for writers and writing competitions, as well as providing mentorship opportunities, manuscript assessments and providing support for writers and writing organisations in Sydney and across New South Wales.
Stories That Resonate: Writing for Young Adults
When: Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May, 10am-4pm
Cost: Full Price: $320; Member: $225; Conc Member: $190
Writing for young adults is rewarding, challenging, exhilarating, and – like anything worthwhile – also hard work. This hands-on, interactive two-day workshop, led by award winning children’s and young adult author, Sue Lawson, covers topics such as knowing your audience, developing characters that ring true and writing dialogue that sparkles.
As well as the creative side of writing, the workshop will cover the business and publishing sides of writing, the role of social media, and the resources available. Sue will share techniques and approaches with participants, who will also be given the opportunity to present a ‘problem’ piece or idea to workshop with the group. Participants will be encouraged to share their own experiences, triumphs and useful tips and discoveries. .....Book now ›
Dramatic Studio: Advanced Play Writing Techniques
Who: Timothy Daly
When: 8 x Saturday afternoons: 1, 8, 15, 22 June; 6, 13, 20, 27 July, 1pm-4pm
Cost: Full price: $800; Member: $560; Conc Member: $480
These eight intensive sessions are designed to teach you the techniques for writing full-length plays and selling them to the national & international theatre markets.
Each week you will receive comprehensive notes and information, based on Timothy Daly’s knowledge and extensive experience of the national and international theatre scene. In the second half of each session you will be workshopping your own developing plays. A specific ‘selling strategy’ will be designed for each participant and their play. .....Book now ›