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Masterclass: Kate Forsyth on Fantasy
Code: W9  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing Industry, Fiction,
Tuesday, May 15 2012 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $210/$200
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney Venue & Transport Info
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Join Kate Forsyth for an exclusive Masterclass in writing fantasy. This unique opportunity is open to unpublished authors seeking personalised feedback on their manuscript. Receive practical advice on how to improve your writing ready for publication.

Participation in the Masterclass program is by application only. Class size is strictly limited to 12 participants. Applicants are asked to submit the first 15 pages of their manuscript along with a brief overview of what they would like to take from the class, including three important questions they would like Kate to address during the session.

Applications have closed. Successful applicants will then be contacted and offered a place in the class.

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Presented in association with the NSW Writers’ Centre. Supported by Pantera Press.

Duration: 6.5 hours
Maximum capacity: 12 participants

Kate Forsyth (Australian)

Kate Forsyth is the bestselling author of 25 books for children and adults. Kate won Best First Novel by Locus Magazine for her debut, The Witches of Eileanan and has been nominated for a CYBIL Award. She won five Aurealis awards in a single year for her Chain of Charms series. Book 5 of the series, The Lightning Bolt, was also a CBCA Notable Book. Her latest book for adults, Bitter Greens, weaves a retelling of the Rapunzel fairytale with the scandalous life story of 17th-century French writer Charlotte-Rose de la Force. Her latest book for children, The Starkin’s Curse, is set in the same world as her bestselling novels The Starthorn Tree and The Wildkin’s Curse.