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So You Want to … Shape Your Writing
10 April @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$38.01 – $53.84
Learn how to approach your writing with an editorial eye, taking the raw material and shaping it into a compelling narrative. Perfect for writers of all experience levels looking to improve their self-editing skills.
You will learn:
- Bugs – Getting rid of pesky words
- Thin canvas – Saying more with less
- Grumpy nanny – Shaping your characters
- Clipped – Tightening your dialogue
- Blinkers off – Finding new eyes.
To form something that feels right, the feeling ‘right’ is an awareness that can be trained and developed. We don’t ‘just know’ – we learn to ride the shape of the text, to listen to its music, to successfully render a vision that is the work in its best form.
About the Facilitator: Eugen Bacon is an African Australian writer, a computer scientist mentally engineered into creative writing. Her stories have won, been shortlisted and commended in international awards. Recent publications: Writing Speculative Fiction—Macmillan (2019). Claiming T-Mo—Meerkat Press (2019). In 2020: A Pining (Meerkat Press). Black Moon (IFWG).