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The Independent Author

Registrations are now open. Click here for more information.

The landscape of publishing has changed dramatically in the last fifteen years with the advent of e-readers and online book shopping. Now it is possible to publish independently and reach your readers directly, but there is a lot to think about if you are going to be a publisher as well as an author! This workshop will take you through all the things to consider as you plan your indie author career.

Developing a Colourful Cast of Characters

Registrations now open: Click Here for more information on how to register.

Do you find it challenging to create memorable, life-like characters? Characters are the lifeblood of great stories and are ultimately what readers come to stories for.

Do you find it challenging to create memorable, life-like characters? Characters are the lifeblood of great stories and are ultimately what readers come to stories for.

Writing Effective Description and Detail

Registrations now open: Click Here for more information on how to register

One of the greatest joys of writing creatively is selecting the perfect sensory detail or figure of speech to spark images in a reader’s mind. Through a mix of theory, readings, and short practical exercises, participants in this workshop will learn a range of techniques to refine and enhance their descriptive writing skills.

How to Develop Engaging, Unique and Memorable Characters

Peter Cowan Writers Centre are excited to host a workshop with the talented Brooke Dunnell on November 14th.

This workshop will demonstrate techniques to add depth, detail, and pathos to the stars of your stories. No matter what level of writing experience, participants will be able to enhance their character creation skills, creating greater equity and enjoyment for writers and readers alike.

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