Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Writing Workshop Townsville

Mastering Story Structure: The smarter way to work on your novel

Have you got a great idea for a story? Not sure how to go about completing your 80000 word manuscript? Don’t want to spend decades working on your novel?
If you have always wanted to create memorable characters and pen a riveting story brimming with external and internal conflict, you need to master the story structure.
Cut down hours (in some cases years) of unproductive work on your manuscript by learning to plot gripping yarns that will gain the attention of agents/publishers and satisfy readers. Learn to write an effective outline which will guide you in your story telling efforts without curbing your creativity.
Story Structure is all about working smart and is equally beneficial for beginning and advanced practitioners of the craft. Sign up for Mastering Story Structure Workshop with award winning author Nikesh Murali.
In 6 intense hours of lectures and hands on exercises, learn to create an external and internal story arc and generate a plot outline which will form a strong foundation for your novel.

Cost: $45.00
Date: 13 June 2010
Time: 10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Venue: Aitkenvale City Council library Workshop Room

Due the hands-on nature of the workshop we have limited seats. Book before the 8th of June 2010 to avoid disappointment.

Please transfer registration fees to the following bank account with the description WORKSHOP and also emailnikeshmurali(at) so that I can forward your confirmation email and welcome letter. If you want to pay by cash on the day please email me so that I can reserve your place and please bring exact cash as I will not be carrying any change on me.

Commonwealth Bank Account: 064823 10549626

Trainer Bio:
Nikesh Murali's poems and short stories have appeared in more than 50 publications around the world. His works have been translated into several languages. He was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry (2007) and won the Tom Paine Award in Non-Fiction (2007).
He has completed his Masters in Journalism from Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia for which he was awarded the Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence in 2005, and his Masters in Teaching from James Cook University in Townsville, Australia and a Bachelors degree in English Literature and World History from University of Kerala, India.
He is currently working on 2 novels as a part of his PhD on Story Structure.

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