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Writing YA with Mark Smith

Wednesday July 17, 2019
17:30 - 20:30
Writing in any genre is difficult, but writing for Young Adults has specific challenges. How do you create believable teenage characters? Why is setting so crucial to engaging a young audience? How do you strike a balance between action and reflection? And how do you get the pacing right? In this workshop, Mark will help you hone your skills in writing for the most difficult audience of all – young readers itching to get back to their screens!
 

Tickets

15 available
Adult$80.00
5 available
Concession/Under 25$60.00
Mark Smith

Mark Smith lives on Victoria’s Surf Coast, where he writes novels and stories, and runs outdoor-education programs for young adults. His second novel, Wilder Country, won the 2018 Indie Book Award for Young Adults.

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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