With your analytical mind you will then structure,
clarify and polish your words so they shine and resonate
with other people.
When you write like this from the heart, it is not hard
work at all – looking for a deeper meaning, making
connections, fossicking around in the memory of the rich
garden of your life. It is the loveliest thing – for
suddenly you see that everything has significance.
‘’Finding the Writer in You’’ is an active hands-on workshop.
You will be astonished at the amount of writing you do.
You will also be astonished how different your writing
is on the second day from the first. Initial
apprehension is overtaken by a feeling of personal power
and the excitement of discovery.
What you will gain:
- A joy in writing.
- An understanding of the writing process.
- The two vital rules that will breathe life into your
- The courage to dig deep and draw on your own
- The easy techniques to switch on your creative
- The even easier, but often ignored, techniques to
switch on your editing brain.
- And you will enjoy a sharing with like-minded
Who will benefit by
- If you are new to writing and want to understand the
process of writing and gain maximum benefit and
for the hours you devote to your practice – then this is for you.
- If you are interested in writing and have perhaps
tried a number of different genres but have no idea
are any good – then this is for you.
- If you have been writing for some time but feel your
writing has not yet ‘lifted off’ – then, this is for
- If you wish to focus on uncovering and crafting your
personal story – then, this is for you.
- If you primarily write non-fiction and would like to
learn how to elevate your writing and engage your
by learning fiction techniques – then this is for you.
Magic takes place in this
workshop. As you begin to tap into your own creative
power and energy you may view past experiences in a
different light. People are often transformed by what
they discover about themselves and others.
abolished the self-consciousness of writing allowing me
to write from a much deeper centre. I cannot recommend
the course highly enough.’ Annah,
2011 winner of the Marian Eldridge Award for emerging
authors and of the Longlines Varuna program and in 2011
winner of Qld Premier's Literary Award for Emerging
Writer, 2013, shortlisted Miles Franklin Award and
winner of the Kibble Literary Award
extremely valuable workshop. Very professional.’
'I think I
was in extremis when I did your workshop. I laid down
some demons as a result of it. You are a brilliant and
caring teacher.' Alana
have provided the right environment and inspiration
for someone like me who had only once before written
more than a page voluntarily! This weekend I
discovered a joy in writing that I hadn’t thought
possible. At last the right side of my brain has
moved out of first gear…Helen
‘Through your workshop my writing style really
developed and my manuscript evolved into a book. You
helped reawaken a passion for writing.’