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Novelists' Boot Camp with Kim Wilkins

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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

Brisbane, QLD 4101

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NOVELISTS' BOOTCAMP

With Kim Wilkins


Buckle up and don't let those good ideas go to waste!

With two days of intensive brainstorming, plotting and practical exercises, arm yourself with the tools and frameworks to support your story. Create a book map, face your writing fears and guide your ideas into a workable narrative. Finish the weekend with a comprehensive plan to guide your first draft.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this boot camp, you will be able to do the following:

  • Work independently on the first draft of your novel

  • Retain a comprehensive guide to the events of your novel

  • Have a tightly plotted first quarter of your novel

  • Brainstorm the middle sections of your novel

  • Set goals for the ending of your novel

  • Develop your writing craft through reading

Boot Camp Dates (2-Day Duration)

Saturday, 10:30am-4:30pm 23 February

Sunday 10:30am-4:30pm 24 February

Format

This is a two-part course for emerging writers who have an idea for a new novel project. It is not suitable for writers who have already written the draft of their novel. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.

Submission Guidelines

Admission to this course is by submission to ensure that projects are at a suitable stage of development; you will not be assessed on your writing. To apply, please download the submission form from here, fill it out, and return it to admin@qldwriters.org.au. If you have any trouble or questions, please contact us on 07 3842 9922 or email admin@qldwriters.org.au. QWC will contact you to finalise payment once your submission has been accepted.

About Dr Kim Wilkins

Dr Kim Wilkins is a Brisbane writer who has published 30 books across 20 different languages. She writes fantasy under her own name and contemporary women's fiction under her pseudonym, Kimberly Freeman. She has been a bestseller in several countries, and has won or been shortlisted for many awards.


FAQs

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

Unless otherwise stated, QWC 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.

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.

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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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

Brisbane, QLD 4101

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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