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Creative Writing Skills For All Levels

Get your creative writing started with this one-day workshop. You’ll learn the basic skills every writer needs, do plenty of writing and get to ask all the questions you want. Whether you intend to write for pleasure or are looking to create a body of work for publication, this insightful workshop will ensure you do it right. Discover how to: . create setting . find and develop theme . organise a narrative structure . develop characters, and . establish a fun and sustainable writing practice We’ll also look at energising your imagination, establishing your personal writing goals, and thinking how to write something readers will want to read. Creative writing is an engaging and invigorating craft, embrace what it has to offer and let it enrich your life! Taught by a multi-award-winning author, short story judge and editor, book creator and writing mentor.

Please Bring

Pen & Paper or Laptop

About the Tutor

Zena Shapter is a Ditmar award-winning author, creative writing tutor and mentor, freelance editor, copywriter and social media consultant. She has won ten national writing competitions and is published in magazines such as “Midnight Echo” and anthologies such as “Award-Winning Australian Writing”. She writes close-to-reality books of the unexplained and adventures that get you thinking. She also founded and leads the widely attended Northern Beaches Writers' Group, whose collaborative writing has also won multiple awards. Read her through the links on her website at

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113