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Novelists' Bootcamp 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


"This is a truly motivating course that is intensely practical. It has pushed my novel development to a new level."

- Sarah Winch, Novelists' Bootcamp 2019 participant.


Buckle up and turn those ideas into a workable narrative in just one weekend!

Having published over 30 books within 20 years, Kim Wilkins knows a thing or two about planning, starting, and finishing a project in record time. Novelists' Bootcamp is your opportunity to workshop your novel with Kim by your side. Prepare yourself for two full days of intensive brainstorming, plotting, and practical exercises so you can arm yourself with the tools and frameworks to support your story. You will learn how to face your writing fears, create a book map, and guide your ideas into a workable narrative. Successful completion of the course will leave you with a comprehensive plan to guide your first draft.

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 fill in the online form here. Queensland Writers Centre will contact you to finalise payment once your submission has been accepted.


Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this Bootcamp, 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

Dates / Times

Saturday, 7 March, 10:30am - 4:30pm

Sunday, 8 March, 10:30am - 4:30pm

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.

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

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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