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Turning a Good Idea into a Powerful Story

Turning a Good Idea into a Powerful Story

Who: Anna Krien
When:
Saturday 24 June, 10am-4pm
Cost:
Full Price: $180; Member: $125; Conc Member: $110
Level:
Aimed at early and emerging writers, this workshop gives a comprehensive introduction to the art of non-fiction writing.

This is a rare opportunity to work with Anna Krien, one of Australia’s most respected non-fiction writers. From the fundamentals such as how to identify an original and compelling angle, development, research and interview techniques through to the craft of writing itself, you will emerge from this workshop with the necessary tools to tell your true story. You’ll learn the essentials of feature and long-form journalism, and explore its many guises from reportage to profile writing and memoir. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their own writing through various non-fiction techniques and exercises.

Aimed at early and emerging writers, this workshop gives a comprehensive introduction to the art of non-fiction writing.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Developing an original idea
  2. Research Skills
  3. Interview Techniques
  4. Writing & Revising
  5. Getting Published

Participant Requirements
Come armed with a pen and paper for taking notes and doing exercises.

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About the tutor
Anna Krien is the award-winning author of Night Games: Sex, Power and SportInto the Woods: The Battle for Tasmania’s Forests and Quarterly Essay 45 Us and Them: On the Importance of Animals. Her work has been published in the Monthly, the Age, the Big IssueThe Best Australian EssaysThe Best Australian Stories, and Griffith Review

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