Young Writers Program – Term 1

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

4 Feb 2021 to 1 Apr 2021 Once Only Event

The Young Writers Program at the South Coast Writers Centre is a thriving program that has been running since 2014. Led by Victorian Premier’s Award-winning author Helena Fox, the Program offers creative writing workshops for young people aged 11-25. The program is built on active, workshop-based learning and practice, with the aim to be both a class and community, where young writers can develop their craft and create work they are proud of, all in a relaxed, inclusive, and supportive space.

THE YOUNG WRITERS GROUP (ages 11-13)
Tuesdays, 4pm-6pm for 9 weeks
Starting 2 February 2021 (Week 2, Term 1)

In the YWG workshops, students will respond to writing prompts every week, read out their work and give each other feedback. There will be a focus on developing the craft of writing, learning new ideas and techniques, and exploring all kinds of writing in a fun and supportive way.

THE SENIOR YWG (ages 14-18)
Thursdays, 4pm-6pm for 9 weeks
Starting 4 February 2021 (Week 2, Term 1)

In these workshops, students will delve deeply into the craft of writing through a broad range of writing prompts, and further develop their editorial skills by creating long-form work and revising works in progress. They will also read and critique each other’s work and the work of diverse authors and continue to build their unique writer’s voice.

Rates

From AU$140.00

*Plus processing fee

Event Dates

Once Only Event

4 Feb 2021 to 1 Apr 2021

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