Interesting characters and appealing dialogue are both essential to good creative writing, but it can be hard to make your characters and their speech jump off the page. Through discussion, examples and a range of activities, this workshop will help participants develop their ability to create the kinds of characters readers – and writers – want to stick with for the long haul.
Brooke Dunnell’s short fiction has been published in Best Australian Stories, Westerly, Meanjin, Etchings, New Australian Stories 2 and other anthologies, and has been shortlisted in the 2017 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize. Brooke judged the 2017 Peter Cowan Writers’ Centre Trudy Graham-Julie Lewis Literary Award for Prose and is a past PCWC Writer-in-Residence. She has taught on a range of writing topics for both children and adults, and has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Western Australia.
Title: “Capturing Character and Doing Dialogue: A Workshop for Prose Writers” with Brooke Dunnell
Date: Saturday 27th July 2019
Cost: $38 for members, $48 for non-members
Venue: Peter Cowan Writers Centre, Edith Cowan House, Building 20, ECU Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup.
Call (08) 9301 2282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further inquiries.
Directions to the Centre: From Lakeside Drive to Deakin Road, enter Car Park 14. There is a visitors parking area, near the Gymnasium and Child Care Centre. Parking is free over weekends.
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