Introduction to Writing with Eileen Herbert-Goodall

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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

Brisbane, QLD 4101

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INTRODUCTION TO WRITING

With Eileen Herbert-Goodall


A healthy writing practice starts with good writing habits.

Whether you are just starting your writing adventure or looking to reinvigorate your approach, this four-part introductory workshop is packed with techniques vital to anyone looking to improve their craft.

You will improve your writing skill-set through practical exercises and group discussions in the key areas listed below.


Learning Outcomes

  • Create engaging and entertaining prose in fiction and memoir

  • Investigate ideas for generating plot and action in fiction

  • Understand topic choice in memoir

  • Distinguish between plot and structure

  • Brainstorm a story arc

  • Develop characters and characterisation

  • Understand writing various points of view

  • Develop voice and tone in fiction and memoir


Course Dates (4 Weeks Duration)

  • Wednesday 6.00pm-8.00pm 30 January
  • Wednesday 6.00pm-8.00pm 06 February
  • Wednesday 6.00pm-8.00pm 13 February
  • Wednesday 6.00pm-8.00pm 20 February

Format

This is a workshop for beginner writers. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.


About Eileen Herbert-Goodall

Eileen Herbert-Goodall is an experienced editor and Director of the online writing organisation, Field of Words. With a Doctorate of Creative Arts, her endeavour is to share her knowledge by coaching other writers, emerging and established. She is a published writer of fiction and non-fiction across various magazines, journals and international anthologies. She also has two novellas: The Sherbrooke Brothers and Sister and Lover, Keeper: A Novella, the latter due for release in 2019.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Unless otherwise stated, Queensland Writers Centre workshops and events are suitable for participants aged 16 years and over. If you are under 18 years of age, please check with us for suitability before purchasing a ticket.

Membership and concession tickets will be confirmed on arrival.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Information on getting to the State Library of Queensland can be found here.

What can I bring into the event?

You can bring either pen and paper or a laptop along with you to write with. If you do bring a laptop, please remember to bring a power adaptor if necessary.

Will this event be livestreamed?

Queensland Writers Centre aims to provide material to its membership regardless of where they reside within Queensland by livestreaming some events. Attendees may be broadcast periodically throughout the event as recording takes place. If you wish not to be filmed, let staff know prior to the event.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

What's the refund policy?

If Queensland Writers Centre cancels an event, we will try to reschedule it for a later date. If we cannot reschedule the event, or if you are unable to attend on the amended date, your payment will be refunded in full.
Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend an event, workshop, seminar, or course, Queensland Writers Centre cannot provide a refund. You can contact us to discuss your situation on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

Terms and Conditions

All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes to the advertised program information (including course content and tutors), but if this occurs, we will try to provide as much notice as possible.
We expect that all participants will behave respectfully and professionally towards their tutor and fellow students. We reserve the right to remove anyone who behaves in an aggressive or disruptive manner. If a participant is asked to leave the class on this basis, we will not offer a refund.
We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense sustained by students as a result of an event or circumstance whether arising from natural cause, human agency or beyond our control otherwise.

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