Writing: So You Want To Write A Novel


If you’ve ever dreamed of writing a novel - or are currently writing one - then this workshop is for you. Award-winning fiction author Paula Roe will not only cover the creative stuff (genre, plot, characters, conflict) but also the big-picture things (indie or traditional publishing, the business of writing, social media, marketing and agents) plus how to stay motivated in the face of rejection. Learn about today’s publishing opportunities, plan your writing career and get honest answers and information from a multi-published author who’s been there, done that.

Penrith High School on Wednesday

Beginning 12/2/2020 from 19:00:00 to 21:00:00

for 8 Weeks


Topics Covered include:

Define their genre and identify tropes Writing techniques to successfully develop and plot their novel The differences between indie and traditional publishing, the basic structure of a publishing house, the pros/cons of small publishers Myths and realities of what agents and editors do The pitfalls and highlights of social media The value of websites, mailing lists, business/marketing plans

Course Outcome

Define their targeted genre Gain practical tools to further improve their creative writing Gain an insight into the publishing industry Create an action plan for their writing goals

On the first session bring

Pen and Paper

Items to be purchased during the course

Special Issues To Note

NCC Code: 43WRIE120



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