YYWP Session C: Advanced fiction

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1:15 pm

1.15pm Good afternoon

1.30pm | PANEL: Diverse fiction

Do we write fiction to represent or to escape? Why not both? What does it look like when we include a spectrum of characters in our fiction? And how do we practise diversity responsibly? With Steph Bowe.

2.45pm | WORKSHOP: Writing on hard topics

Some things are difficult to write because they are painful, or complex or have the potential to harm. Author Gabrielle Tozer will explain how to evaluate what you have to say and negotiate the convoluted path of expression.

[Finish at 4pm]

Image credit: Alan Weedon

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?

YYWP Session A: Becoming a writer

Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

There are many ways to become a writer, whether you're a budding bard in your bedroom or on a higher education track to earn a degree. Hear different perspectives on how to become a writer.