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School Hols Workshop - Create Memorable Characters

  • Monday, July 10, 2017
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Whangarei Central Library 

In this fun and rewarding workshop we'll learn how to create well rounded characters in our stories, and how to develop characters until they literally spring into life on the page. We'll discover what makes each character tick and how to use interesting dialogue (speech) to move a story forward.

This workshop best suits the needs of primary and intermediate students aged approximately 9-13 years.

Cost: $35
To book: please email to secure a place on this workshop. You will receive an email containing further information and payment instructions. Once payment is received, your place will be confirmed by email.

If you have any questions regarding this workshop please email through your query.

School Hols Workshop - Descriptive Settings

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Whangarei Central Library 

In this workshop we'll learn how to write descriptive settings and produce writing that is rich, yet easy to read. We'll look at where and when to add description into stories, and how to incorporate elements and sensory details to create a wide variety of atmospheric settings. This workshop is ideal for anyone at any level who needs to learn how to create interesting settings and add more depth to their stories.

This workshop best suits the needs of primary and intermediate students aged approximately 9-13 years.

Cost: $35
To book: please email to secure a place on this workshop. You will receive an email containing further information and payment instructions. Once payment is received, your place will be confirmed by email.

If you have any questions regarding this workshop please email through your query.

 

STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

Create New Ideas and Write Gripping Plots

In this workshop we learn new ways to create interesting story ideas and how to incorporate characters, settings and events into our writing. We'll also look at how to introduce and solve a problem to create a dynamic plot, and discuss how to write riveting beginnings, middles and ends. If you've ever been stuck, staring at a blank page or thought "Um, what should I write next", then this workshop is for you!

Punchy Punctuation and How to Proof it!

Commas, capitals, exclamation marks, question marks, colons and semi-colons this workshop has it all. Upskill your punctuation and learn how to professionally proof it every time!

Editing Tips

Learn how to edit like a professional using tips and tricks from the trade from the first edit right through to the final proofreading.

Build Atmospheric Settings

Play with words and learn how to create cool and atmospheric settings and worlds for your characters to live in.

Junior Reporter

If you've ever wondered what it is like to work in a newsroom, then this is the workshop for you!

Travel Writer

Turn your school holiday trips and weekend activities into riveting travel stories. The next time your teacher asks you to write a story they'll be impressed!

How to Write Descriptively

In this workshop we'll learn how to write descriptively, keeping our writing simple so it is rich yet easy to read. We'll look at where and when to add description into stories, and how to incorporate elements and sensory details to create a wide variety of atmospheric settings. This workshop is ideal for anyone who needs to learn how to add more depth to their stories.

Create Memorable Characters

Learn how to create well rounded characters, develop your characters and find new ways to find out what really makes them tick. Make your characters come to life with interesting dialogue to move your story forward.