Courses

2011 HSC English Ext 2 Phase One: Writing the Invisible

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso

It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or short fiction or drama-based scripts, students cannot afford to miss this guide to the English Extension 2 Major Work.

Over three phases spaced throughout the HSC year, author, journalist and critic Anna Maria Dell’Oso will guide you from coming up with your ideas, to drafting your work in progress and getting ready to hand in your project. Students can enrol in all three phases or join in at any stage along the way. Anna’s intensive classes are an excellent way of diving into your Extension 2 Major Work while learning invaluable writing and editing skills to sustain you through your HSC project and beyond. .....

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2012 HSC English Ext 2 Phase Two: Work in Progress (CANCELLED)

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso
When: 2 x Sundays: 26 February & 4 March 2012, 10am-4pm
Cost: Full Price: $ 350; Conc Member: $210
Code: 12DELL2

It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or short fiction or drama-based scripts, students cannot afford to miss this guide to the English Extension 2 Major Work.

Over three phases spaced throughout the HSC year, author, journalist and critic Anna Maria Dell’Oso will guide you from coming up with your ideas, to drafting your work in progress and getting ready to hand in your project. Students can enrol in all three phases or join in at any stage along the way. Anna’s intensive classes are an excellent way of diving into your Extension 2 Major Work while learning invaluable writing and editing skills to sustain you through your HSC project and beyond. .....

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2012 Year of the YA Novel: Phase One

Who: James Roy
When: 4 x Sunday mornings: 11, 18 & 25 March & 1 April 2012, 10am-1pm
Cost: Full Price: $360; Member: $250; Conc Member: $215
Code: 12ROY3

Writing for young adults – it’s a skill that is often undervalued. After all, teenagers are only interested in vampires, technology and loud music, aren’t they? Besides, they don’t have anything good or important to say, right?

James Roy is the award-winning author of twenty books for children and young adults. James will present this special year-long course, running over three phases, which will guide students through the process of writing a YA novel. With that in mind, participants will need to not only have a strong desire to write for teens, but will ideally have begun a project, although some may come with little more than the germ of an idea. .....

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2012 HSC English Ext 2 Phase Three: Final Draft

Who: Anna Maria Dell’Oso
When: 2 x Sundays: 20 & 27 May 2012, 10am – 4pm
Cost: Full price: $350; Conc Member: $210
Code: 12DELL5

It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or short fiction or drama-based scripts, students cannot afford to miss this guide to the English Extension 2 Major Work.

Over three phases spaced throughout the HSC year, author, journalist and critic Anna Maria Dell’Oso will guide you from coming up with your ideas, to drafting your work in progress and getting ready to hand in your project. Students can enrol in all three phases or join in at any stage along the way. Anna’s intensive classes are an excellent way of diving into your Extension 2 Major Work while learning invaluable writing and editing skills to sustain you through your HSC project and beyond. .....

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2012 Year of the Novel: Act Two

Who: Bem Le Hunte
When:
10 x Tuesday evenings: 5,12,19 & 26 June; 2,9,16,23 & 30 October; 6 & 13 November 2012, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Cost: Full Price:
$900; Member: $640; Conc Member: $545
Code:
12LEHU6

Act Two is where our action happens. Where we make form out substance, drawing together the ideas, possibilities and words we’ve created throughout the first stage of this course. We’ll explore many techniques that can turn a story inside out and back-to-front, and we’ll start to think about structuring ideas and events in a way that is meaningful to an overall narrative. .....

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2012 The Saturday Playwrights' Course: Phase One

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Who: Timothy Daly
When: 8 x Saturday afternoons: 10, 17, 24 & 31 March; 21 & 28 April; 5 & 12May 2012, 1pm-4pm
Cost: Full price: $720; Member: $510; Conc Member: $435
Code: 12DALY3

Timothy Daly is one of Australia’s most internationally successful playwrights, with a string of national and international awards and productions. Open to both beginning writers for theatre as well as those with some experience, this year -long course is one of the most detailed, practical and hands-on available. .....

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2012 The Saturday Playwrights' Course (Three Phases)

Who: Timothy Daly

Timothy Daly is one of Australia’s most internationally successful playwrights, with a string of national and international awards and productions. In 2012, Timothy returns with his highly successful, intensive course that will take you from the start to the finish of writing your play.

Open to both beginning writers for theatre as well as those with some experience, this year-long course is one of the most detailed, practical and ‘hands-on’ available. You will receive detailed notes and helpful writing exercises as well as have the chance to write your own play and workshop it in class. .....

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2012 HSC English Extension 2: A Year of Writing

Who:  Anna Maria Dell’Oso

It can be daunting to organise and produce a major original literary work in your HSC year while faced with demands from other subjects. Whether you’re working on long or short fiction or drama-based scripts, students cannot afford to miss this guide to the Extension 2 Major Work.

 Over three phases spaced throughout the HSC year, author, journalist and critic Anna Maria Dell’Oso will guide you – from coming up with your ideas, to drafting your work in progress and getting ready to hand in your project. Students can enrol in all three phases or join in at any stage along the way. Anna’s intensive classes are an excellent way of diving into your Extension 2 Major Work while learning invaluable writing and editing skills to sustain you through your HSC project and beyond. .....

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2012 Year of the Novel (Three Acts)

Who:  Bem Le Hunte
Cost:
Complete Course – Three Acts (additional 10% discount)
Full Price:
$2430, Member: $1730, Conc Member: $1470
Code:
12LEHU2

Make this the year that you write that novel or novella you’ve yet to start or complete. This course gives you the inspiration, the camaraderie, the structure, skills and motivation to write the novel you’ve been putting off. Whether you’re beginning your writing adventure or have lots of writing under your belt, you’re welcome to attend. .....

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2012 Year of the YA Novel (Three Phases)

Who:  James Roy, featuring special guest Jody Lee
Cost: Full Price $970; Member $675 (30% discount) Conc Member $580 (40% discount). Complete course – three phases (additional 10% discount).

Writing for young adults – it’s a skill that is often undervalued. After all, teenagers are only interested in vampires, technology and loud music, aren’t they? Besides, they don’t have anything good or important to say, right?

If you think this is true, consider this: some of the great novels would be considered Young Adult fiction were they to be published today – To Kill a Mockingbird, Catcher in the Rye, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Treasure Island, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, even Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet feature young people finding their way in a grown-up world. .....

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2012 Year of the Novel: Act One (SOLD OUT)

Who: Bem Le Hunte
Dates: 10 x Tuesday evenings: 7,14,21 & 28 February; 6 & 27 March; 3,10,17 & 24 April 2012, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Cost: Full Price: $900; Member: $640; Conc Member: $545
Code: 12LEHU2

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Make this the year you write that novel or novella you’ve yet to start or complete. This course gives you the inspiration, the camaraderie, the structure, skills and motivation to write the novel you’ve been putting off. Whether you’re beginning your writing adventure or have lots of writing under your belt, you’re welcome to attend. .....

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