Writing Fantasy

Writing Fantasy

Who: C.S. Pacat
Saturday 19 May & Sunday 20 May, 10am-4pm
Cost: Full Price:
$380; Member: $265; Conc Member: $230

The best fantasy novels are the ones that keep you immersed until 3am – but how do you write a great fantasy novel? Join bestselling-author CS Pacat and learn the key stages of writing a page-turning fantasy, from ideas to final manuscript. You’ll get practical techniques for how to generate stories, build worlds and develop characters. You’ll also learn how to plot and structure your novel, along with effective pacing and exposition strategies. Finally, you’ll find out what happens next, and leave with tips for editing, preparing and publishing your manuscript.

This two-day workshop will focus on practical techniques to teach you some of the most successful methods used in popular fantasy.

Expected learning outcomes

1. Generating story ideas, building worlds and developing characters
2. How to plot and structure your novel
3. Effective pacing, exposition and dialogue

Participant Requirements
Pen and paper

About the tutor
C.S. Pacat
is the best-selling author of the Captive Prince trilogy and the comic series, Fence. Her first novel began its life as an original web serial, which attracted viral attention before being acquired by Penguin USA. The Captive Prince trilogy went on to become a USA Today bestseller after being published worldwide to commercial success and critical acclaim.


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