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How to Write Fiction - 2 Day Workshop

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How to Write Fiction: Your Introduction to Creative Writing with Anne Kennedy

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Got story ideas but haven't managed to get them down on paper yet?

Join novelist & poet Anne Kennedy LIVE on Zoom for this supportive two day workshop and and boost your creative writing journey.

How to Write Fiction introduces newer writers to the fundamentals of creative writing - character, story, voice, structure, setting and genre.

Participants will join Anne for two full days ( Sun 13 Feb & Sun 20 Feb) - and start writing in the week between!

The two workshops focus on writing the short story, but all of the fiction elements Anne explores are vital to writing a novel or novella.

About Workshop Tutor: Anne Kennedy

Anne is an Auckland poet, fiction writer, screenplay editor and teacher, having taught at the University of Hawai`i and Manukau Institute of Technology. A popular and supportive writing tutor, Anne's most recently published books are Moth Hour (AUP) and The Ice Shelf (VUP). And her latest poetry collection "The Sea Walks Into a Wall" was launched in Oct 2021.

What to Expect:

In Anne's inspiring two day workshop you will:

  • Have access to 2 x one day workshops
  • Start developing your story over the week in between
  • Analyse a published short story to see what makes it tick
  • Discuss how to generate fiction ideas
  • Discuss how to start developing an idea
  • Learn techniques to develop your fiction idea into a story.
  • Learn how to read like a writer
  • Experiment with focused writing exercises
  • Workshop small pieces and learn workshopping techniques
  • Share tips on keeping on writing and finishing projects
  • Receive a list of literary journals where you could send polished work

And you'll come away armed with techniques for boosting your productivity, developing ideas and finishing your story.

Who is this workshop for?

Newer writers who want to develop their craft or just dip their toes into creative writing.

Zoom attendance link will be sent to participants 48hours before the workshop.

Facilitators: Anne Kennedy, Presented by Kathryn Burnett

Got questions about this workshop? Get in touch

Presented by: Kathryn Burnett and Beginner's Guide Writing Workshops

Kathryn is an award-winning screenwriter who has worked in the NZ television/film industry for over 20 years. She has significant television and film credits and has developed numerous television series for NZ’s major production companies. Her most recently produced TV credits include – "The Tender Trap", "Under the Vines" (TVNZ) “Fresh Eggs,” (TVNZ) “The Sounds” (Acorn TV) and multi-award winning series “The Cul de Sac.” READ MORE ABOUT KATHRYN

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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Age minimum is 18.(But get in touch if you'd like to discuss!)

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

If the event is cancelled by organiser, participants will receive a full and automatic refund. If cancelled by the participant - cancellation must be at least 7 days prior to the event to receive a full refund. If cancellation is less than 7 days - a 50 % fee refund or a workshop credit is available. NB: For live events if cancellation is less than 48 hours prior to event no refund will be issued.

What do I need to bring?

Pen and paper , good internet connection and your computer.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Transferrable to another person - yes. Another event - no. (But please check with us.)

Do I have to have my printed ticket at the event?

No, you'll be on our list. The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the actual attendee. Is that okay? Yes. (We will check but people often buy this workshop for someone as a present.)

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email us, right HERE

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