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Women On Top
Code: W23  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction
Friday, May 18 2012 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney Venue & Transport Info
Toni Jordan
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Whether you like the term or not, you know what chick lit means: novels usually written by and for women who love reading fiction. Easy to read doesn’t mean easy to write: writing chick lit is harder than it looks!

Join international bestselling author Toni Jordan as she explores the essentials of cool chick lit. Learn to draw intelligent and interesting female protagonists, devise a modern story and develop a voice that lifts off the page. Whether you’re a beginner or have a manuscript or two in your bottom drawer, gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of this elegant and under-appreciated form.

Supported by Pantera Press.

Duration: 3 hours
Maximum capacity: 16 participants

Toni Jordan (Australian)

Toni Jordan’s debut novel, the international bestseller Addition, was shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis Award and the ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year, longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and won Best Debut Fiction in the Indie Awards. Addition was published in 16 countries. Her second novel, Fall Girl, was published in Australia, the UK, Germany, France and Taiwan. Toni teaches Novel at RMIT University and has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, the Herald Sun and The Monthly.

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