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Scratch That Itch: How to Begin Writing
Code: W28  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction
Saturday, May 19 2012 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney Venue & Transport Info
Deborah Robertson
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Itching to write fiction? Feel intimidated by the blank page? Don’t know where to start?

Join the award-winning author of Careless, Deborah Robertson, for a workshop to help free your thoughts and begin writing.

Let Deborah lead you through a series of exercises designed to break down anxiety and explore memory and imagination. Be prepared to share your ideas and writing, and to offer constructive feedback to others. Leave with fresh creative insight that will enrich your private writing life.

Supported by Pantera Press.

Duration: 3 hours
Maximum capacity: 16 participants

Deborah Robertson (Australian)

Deborah Robertson was born in Bridgetown, WA. Her first book, Proudflesh, won the 1997 Steele Rudd Award for the best Australian short-story collection, and her stories have been widely published at home and abroad. Her first novel, Careless, was published to wide acclaim and bestseller status, and was shortlisted for a number of literary prizes including the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2007. A long-term resident of Fremantle, she now lives in Melbourne.

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