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Deepening Your Story

23 August @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Tuesdays Weekly from 26 Jul to 13 Sept 2022
$45 – $300

Add Meaning to your Story.

Do you want to write a book that discusses important ideas? Do you need to flesh out your story’s theme, setting and symbolism?

This course with author A. R. Levett helps you determine what deeper ideas you are trying to discuss by writing your story, teaching you how to convey them without coming across as preachy. You will develop your story’s theme and discover how to use symbols and setting to express it so your book offers readers a rich experience beyond surface details.

Course Outline

Class 1: 26 Jul 2022
Receive an introduction to the course, discover the theme of your story & how to play it out through character oppositions.

Class 2: 2 Aug 2022
Further develop your story’s theme through the way you utilise the first seven structural steps.

​Class 3: 9 Aug 2022
Finalise the story’s theme by developing it via the last seven structural steps.

Class 4: 16 Aug 2022
Develop symbols for your story and discover how settings are forms of symbolism in storytelling.

Class 5: 23 Aug 2022
Discover the purpose of setting in story and the meanings of multiple human-made settings.

Class 6: 30 Aug 2022
Discover the meanings behind multiple natural settings & weather & how to use them in your story.

Class 7: 6 Sept 2022
Determine the symbolic value of the tools and technology in your story.

Class 8: 13 Sept 2022
Uncover how using setting can help convey the protagonist’s development during the story.


When: 26 July to 13 September 2022, Tuesdays 10.00 am to 1.00 pm WST.

Cost: $300 for full course or $45 per class.

Enquiries: [email protected]

Limited to 6 places.

For more details, please visit The Story Mentor’s website.

To book, head to trybooking.


Mattie Furphy House
Corner Kirkwood Road and Clare Copse
Swanbourne, WA 6010 Australia
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3-13 June

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