Creative Writing Clinics

Whether you long to tell your life story, create a classic picture book or record the history of your favourite pub, I have a creative writing clinic for you.

I primarily run these creative writing clinics in Victoria several times a year, but can offer these interstate (Co-Vid restrictions permitting). If you would like to know when I am next offering these clinics in your area, enquire below.

Pitching to publishers

Where do you send that brilliant novel (or short story or feature article) you’ve written? Just searching for ‘publishers’ isn’t going to get you very far. You need to know how publishers think...

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Nonfiction facts

Knowing what you’re writing and who your audience might be is the basis of this full-day creative writing clinic. Learn how to structure your work, find your ‘voice’ as a nonfiction writer and where ...

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Writing your life

In this full-day clinic, we explore how ‘the facts’ and ‘truth’ are not necessarily the same thing, learn how to create a narrative that gives others a window into your life experiences and discover ways to en...

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Dissecting the frog*

In this workshop we look at how the best writers draw you in to their work, how they use language and how to apply these techniques to your own writing. *No frogs are harmed in the making of this course.

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After the first draft

One the writing is done, how do you critically evaluate your own work? How do you know if it is going to cut it? In this full-day workshop, we discuss how to review and edit your own work, the value of gaining differe...

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