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Who's Telling This Story? – Writing Workshop with Annabel Smith

Saturday April 11, 2020
9:30 - 12:00
This hands-on, six-week interactive workshop will equip participants with the tools for choosing the best narrative voice to tell your story; understanding elements of voice, and creating more complex, relatable and interesting characters. It is suitable for people at any stage of a writing project and includes plenty of practise opportunities. This dynamic session will explore aspects of character, voice and point of view including:
  • Elements of narrative voice
  • Pros & cons of the most common points of view
  • Managing multiple points of view
  • The relationship between character, point of view & narrative voice
  • The two most important elements of character
  • How character drives plot
  • How to manage characters’ back stories

Target audience: fiction writers, especially those writing or planning to write longer works (novellas and novels).

This workshop will run for six weeks on Saturdays from 9:30am to 12pm, starting April 11th and ending May 23rd, with a break on ANZAC Day. The dates of each session are: April 11th, April 18th, May 2nd, May 9th, May 16th, May 23rd.

We have available one free place for a writer who is experiencing financial hardship and identifies as LGBTIQA+, a woman of colour, or a person living with a disability. If this sounds like you, you can secure your spot by completing the RSVP* ticket option below.

Please note: we cannot offer ticket refunds if you are unable to attend an event due to illness or change of mind. If you have purchased tickets to an event and can no longer attend, you are welcome to pass along your ticket to somebody else. Please notify us if you wish to do so at: info@centreforstories.com

Tickets

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Adult
$ 280.00
UNDER 25/FULL TIME STUDENT
$ 230.00
Annabel Smith

Annabel Smith is the author of interactive digital novel/app The Ark, US bestseller Whisky Charlie Foxtrot, and A New Map of the Universe, which was shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards. She is an Australia Council Creative Australia Fellow, holds a PhD in Writing & teaches writing around Australia.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
The Centre is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth Busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. The Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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