BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// Event W29//EN UID:2012051903300002933 BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY: Unexploded Diagrams with Mal Peet LOCATION: State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney DESCRIPTION: Join international YA superstar Mal Peet as he leads a discussion on the craft of writing fiction for young adults. nnExamine the nuts and bolts of writing technique and style before exploring the wider issues of genre, morality and ideology. What are the false assumptions adult writers make about young-adult readers? What constraints are often imposed upon literature for teens and how do you challenge them? nnParticipants are asked supply three pages of their YA manuscript to workshop with the class. Familiarity with Mal’s latest novel, Life: an exploded diagram, would be an advantage.nnSupported by Pantera Press.nnDuration: 3 hoursnMaximum capacity: 16 participants\n\n\n\nParticipants: Mal Peet\nCost: $85/$75 \nBookings: 9250 1988\nDisabled Access: Yes\nHearing Loop : No DTSTAMP:20120519T033000Z DTSTART:20120519T033000Z DTEND:20120519T063000Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR