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Writing Life’s Stories with Josephine Taylor

7 September @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$370 – $490

Have you ever wanted to write about your life, or the life of a living loved one or ancestor? Join Josephine to learn how in this eight-week workshop series!

Participants will be guided in the writing of memoir, biography and autobiography, bringing their stories to life using creative writing techniques through fun exercises and free writing time.

Note: Each two-hour class comprises two sections: information, examples and exercises, all provided by Josephine; group discussion, free writing and pair-working, with guidance from Josephine.

About Josephine:

Dr Josephine Taylor is a writer and editor and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Edith Cowan University. Josephine teaches, mentors, facilitates and judges in literary fiction and creative non-fiction, and her creative and critical writing has been published widely. Josephine’s debut novel, Eye of a Rook, published by Fremantle Press in 2021, was an outcome of the Four Centers’ Emerging Writers Program, which she undertook through PCWC as a long-time member. It was subsequently shortlisted in the 2021 WA Premier’s Book Awards.

When: Saturdays 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. See dates below.

  • Class 1: 3 August/Introduction and Beginnings
  • Class 2: 10 August/Resources and Ethics (this class meets in ECU Library – room JO.31.210. Instructions will be given at the first class)
  • Class 3: 17 August/Creative Writing Techniques
  • Class 4: 31 August/Memory
  • Class 5: 7 September/Myths and Themes
  • Class 6: 14 September/Voice
  • Class 7: 5 October/Structure and Plotting
  • Class 8: 12 October/Endings (This class meets in ECU Library – room JO. 31.210)

Cost: $370 members and eligible WUWA members (+ Eventbrite booking fee), $490 non-members (+ Eventbrite booking fee).


7 September
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$370 – $490
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The Peter Cowan Writers Centre
Edith Cowan House, Building 20, ECU Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup, WA 6027 Australia
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