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Developing Your Novel masterclass @BWF14

I’ll be teaching a masterclass about how to develop your novel from zero draft to masterpiece at this year’s Brisbane Writer’s Festival. We’ll be looking at a mix of practical techniques for structuring and mapping your story as well as some more playful … Continue reading

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BWF 4 – 8 September

I love the Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF); it’s my favourite time of year. Brisbane usually turns on perfect spring weather, and a bunch of great writers are in town. It’s a time for strolling, listening, and thinking — refreshing your … Continue reading

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Discovering Lauren Groff

David Vann, speaking on a panel at the Brisbane Writer’s Festival in September this year, said that he only reads books which contain beautiful sentences. I read more widely, up to a thousand pages a week – for my research, work and pleasure. I enjoy … Continue reading

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