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PROGRAM BY GENRE: Publishing
Saturday, May 17 2014
Felicity Castagna: Starting From Place  * SOLD OUT * Code: W1  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing, Fiction, Craft

Felicity Castagna teaches you how to create a sense of place in your writing.

Saturday, May 17 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Tim Ferguson: The Cheeky Monkey Code: W30  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Craft, Publishing

Tim Ferguson unlocks the secret to comedy writing.

Saturday, May 17 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Vanessa Berry: Puberty Clues Code: W3  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Young Adults, Craft, Publishing

Vanessa Berry teaches you the tricks of writing a coming-of-age memoir.

Saturday, May 17 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Sunday, May 18 2014
John Purcell: Keeping Sex Real Code: W4  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Craft, Publishing

John Purcell, AKA Natasha Walker, discusses when and how to include sex in your writing.

Sunday, May 18 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Claire Scobie & David Roach: The Screenwriter's Toolbox with a Novelist’s Craft  * SOLD OUT * Code: W6  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Scriptwriting, Publishing, Craft

Two days with Claire Scobie and David Roach to turn your novel into a blockbuster.

Sunday, May 18 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $275/$240
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
CBCA Junior Masterclass: Dianne Bates  * SOLD OUT * Code: W7  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Nonfiction, Fiction, Young Adults, Craft, Publishing

Dianne Bates shows how to create fresh and memorable prose and poetry with memorable characters.

Sunday, May 18 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $70
State Library of New South Wales, Lower Ground Floor via Dalgety Walkway, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Kate Forsyth: History, Mystery & Magic  * SOLD OUT * Code: W8  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Publishing, Craft

Want to stir the imagination? Kate Forsyth shows you how.

Sunday, May 18 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Varuna, The National Writers’ House – A Celebration Code: SR3  |  Type: Launch   |  Genres: Art, Publishing

You are invited to celebrate 25 years of achievement for this literary jewel in Katoomba.

Sunday, May 18 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ticketed: $40
Varuna, The National Writers House, 141 Cascade Street, Katoomba  read more >
 
Monday, May 19 2014
CBCA Junior Masterclass: Libby Hathorn Code: W10  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Young Adults, Craft, Fiction, Publishing

Libby Hathorn shares the secrets of imagination to help you discover the creative you.

Monday, May 19 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $70
State Library of New South Wales, Lower Ground Floor via Dalgety Walkway, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Summer Land: Path to Publication (Additional workshop due to popular demand)  * SOLD OUT * Code: W33  |  Type: Workshops

Craft the perfect ‘elevator pitch’ with Summer Land. Second event added due to popular demand.

Monday, May 19 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed (see details)
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room  read more >
 
Tuesday, May 20 2014
Kate Forsyth: Re-Spinning the Magic of Fairytales Code: W11  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Craft, Publishing

Learn to weave a magical world of myths into your own story.

Tuesday, May 20 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Sulari Gentill: Historical Fiction Code: W12  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing, Fiction, History, Craft

Bringing history into your narrative in a way that enhances rather than swamps the story.

Tuesday, May 20 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Steven Lewis: Online Marketing for Writers  * SOLD OUT * Code: W13  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: New Media, Nonfiction, Publishing, Craft

Stephen Lewis teaches how to reach readers via social media and create your online presence.

Tuesday, May 20 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
David Henley: Big World Plotting  * SOLD OUT * Code: W15  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Publishing, Craft

David Henley shows you how to tie your characters and plot together in a winning story structure.

Tuesday, May 20 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Restoration and Renewal of Australian Writing Code: SR14  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Nonfiction, History, Publishing

A vital conversation by three passionate writers intent on honouring Australian literature’s past, present and future.

Tuesday, May 20 2014 4:30 PM - 5:40 PM Ticketed (see details)
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba  read more >
 
Wednesday, May 21 2014
Summer Land: Path to Publication  * SOLD OUT * Code: W16  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing

Craft the perfect ‘elevator pitch’ with Summer Land.

Wednesday, May 21 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Kristina Olsson: Truth, Lies and Memoir Code: W17  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Craft, Biography & Memoir, Publishing

Kristina Olsson guides you through the art of memoir.

Wednesday, May 21 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Thursday, May 22 2014
Tony Birch: The Writer’s Notebook  * SOLD OUT * Code: W19  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Craft, Publishing

Tony Birch shows you how to use your recorded observations as foundations for creative work.

Thursday, May 22 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2  read more >
Society of Editors (NSW): Editing Demystified Code: W20  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Craft, Publishing

An expert editor demystifies the editing process.

Thursday, May 22 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Forest for the Trees: Writers & Publishing in 2014  * SOLD OUT * Code: W21  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing, Craft

A seminar bringing together writers, publishers and booksellers to discuss the current state of publishing for Australian writers.

Thursday, May 22 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $55/$45
State Library of NSW - Friend’s Room, Mitchell Building  read more >
The Collectors: Nicolas Barker with Paul Brunton  * SOLD OUT * Code: 23  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Craft, Art, Publishing

A discussion on print as a driver of discovery, fakes and forgeries and collecting.

Thursday, May 22 2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $20/$15
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room  read more >
Vikram Chandra: Geek Sublime Code: 38  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: New Media, Nonfiction, Publishing, Biography & Memoir

Vikram Chandra shares his passion for his two great obsessions: writing and coding.

Thursday, May 22 2014 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 The Loft, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Alan Gold & Mike Jones: Narrative Storyworlds Code: W23  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: New Media, Craft, Publishing

Narrative Storyworlds: a writing process for the multi-platform age.

Thursday, May 22 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
The Nib Literary Award  * SOLD OUT * Code: SR30  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Art, Publishing

Celebrate the 13th year of The Nib: Waverley Library Award for Literature.

Thursday, May 22 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Free, bookings and further information 9386 7709,library_enquiries@waverley.nsw.gov.au
To be confirmed  read more >
 
Friday, May 23 2014
Scott Baker & Steve Worland: Thrilling Writing Code: W26  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing, Crime, Scriptwriting, Craft

Create exciting characters and structure stories that will make your book un-put-down-able!

Friday, May 23 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $150/$140
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Derrick Brown: Poetry and Performance Code: W27  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Poetry, Craft, Publishing

Derrick Brown leads a rare three-hour workshop on performing and publishing your poetry.

Friday, May 23 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Saturday, May 24 2014
Angela Meyer: Flash Fiction  * SOLD OUT * Code: W28  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing, Fiction, Craft

Angela Meyer provides an introduction to flash fiction.

Saturday, May 24 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Electric Literature Masterclass Code: W29  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Craft, New Media, Publishing

Connor Tomas O’Brien explores writing digital literature.

Saturday, May 24 2014 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
The Politics of Translation Code: 134  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Publishing, Fiction, Culture & Heritage

The politics of translation, the notion of fidelity and the relationship of writer and translator.

Saturday, May 24 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Sam Cooney: Getting Published Code: W32  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Publishing, New Media, Craft

Sam Cooney teaches you how to get published in a literary magazine.

Saturday, May 24 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
New Worlds: Digital Storytelling Code: 156  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Publishing, New Media, Fiction, Poetry, Young Adults

Find out how apps, twitter and community websites are changing the way authors share their work.

Saturday, May 24 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ticketed: $20/$14
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Literary Friendships: Robert Dessaix & Michelle de Kretser  * SOLD OUT * Code: 157  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Craft, Fiction, Publishing

Robert Dessaix and Michelle de Kretser share their literary connections and thoughts on various topics.

Saturday, May 24 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ticketed: $20/$14
Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Sunday, May 25 2014
Blockbusters: What’s the Secret? Code: 196  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Fiction, Craft, Publishing

Writing blockbusters with Scott Baker, Steve Worland, Chris Allen and Greg Barron.

Sunday, May 25 2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Philharmonia Studio, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Fear and Loathing in a First Draft  * SOLD OUT * Code: 199  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Publishing, Craft, Fiction, Nonfiction

First-draft psychology with Charlotte Wood, Alison Manning and Caroline Baum.

Sunday, May 25 2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $14
Richard Wherrett Studio, Sydney Theatre, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
UTS Anthology Launch Code: 215  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Nonfiction, Fiction, Publishing

The launch of the 2014 UTS Writers' Anthology, Sight Lines.

Sunday, May 25 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
The Bar at the End of the Wharf, Sydney Theatre Company, Pier 4/5 Hickson Rd, The Rocks  read more >
Closing Address: Giving Readers What They (Don’t Know They) Want Code: 227  |  Type: Address   |  Genres: Craft, Fiction, Publishing, Nonfiction

Emma Donoghue on the transformative powers of literature.

Sunday, May 25 2014 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Ticketed: $25/$20
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >