YYWP Session A: Becoming a writer

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 1:00 pm

1pm Good afternoon

1.15pm | PANEL: Creative writing education

Not sure if a creative writing degree is right for you? Here’s what to expect of a creative writing course from University of Newcastle lecturer and author Michael Sala and recent PhD graduate Amy Lovat.

2.30pm | PANEL: Alternative paths to writing

What happens if writing is not a higher education or career option? Editor Hella Ibrahim and author Daniel Findlay found other ways to do what they love.

3.45pm | WORKSHOP: Approaching different kinds of writing

Author Daniel Findlay studied history and worked in magazines before he published a novel. Some advice on how to approach different kinds of writing.

[Finish at 5pm]

Image credit: Alan Weedon

YYWP Session C: Advanced fiction

Friday, September 29, 2017
1:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Love writing but need some guidance on craft? Advice on including diverse characters and writing on difficult topics.

YYWP Session B: Making media

Friday, September 29, 2017
10:00 am - 12:45 pm

The media industry is changing at an unprecedented pace. How can youth forge a path in this dynamic landscape?