$59 – $85

The Visual Art of Writing with Krissy Kneen

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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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The Visual Art of Writing

Make your work more vivid with visual arts. This workshop introduces you to some visual arts techniques and concepts that can be used by writers to help unlock writing ideas by visualising scenes, characters and the shape of your writing project. It will help you make work that is more visual, sensual and immediate.

What you will learn:

  • Techniques that visual artists use to plan and create work.
  • How to apply these techniques to literary projects
  • How to create new work by applying these techniques.
  • An introduction to further reading to continue your journey into the visual art of writing.

Format

A workshop for all writers

More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here

About Krissy Kneen

Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of novels, memoirs and poetry collections, Affection, Triptych, Steeplechase, The Adventures of Holly White and the Incredible Sex Machine, Eating My Grandmother and An Uncertain Grace. She has written and directed broadcast documentaries and has had short stories, memoir and essays published.

FAQs

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

This course is for participants aged 18 years and above. If you are accessing the QWC member tickets you may be asked to show proof of membership.

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

Queensland Writers Centre is located on Level 2 of the State Library of Queensland.

There are several parking and transportation options:

  • Parking underneath State Library or Queensland Museum costs $16 per entry.
  • There is limited street parking available on Merivale Street, Montague Road and Hope Street at an hourly rate.
  • A drop-off point is located on the ring road outside SLQ, next to the bus stops.
  • The Cultural Precinct BusWay and South Brisbane Train Station are a short walk from State Library.

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.

The venue runs quite a cool air-conditioning system so we advise bringing a jacket, jumper or cardigan with you.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 Monday – Friday between 9am and 5pm or email us at: qldwriters@qwc.asn.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 qldwriters@qwc.asn.au



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