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Voice and Vision: Bringing Your Writing to Life with Kathryn Heyman

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Harry Hartog

153-11 University Avenue

Acton, ACT 2601

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For emerging and established writers of fiction and non-fiction, this full-day workshop will help you find joy and freedom in your writing. Using unique methods developed over many years, acclaimed writer and mentor Kathryn Heyman will help you develop new techniques, find character voice and the voice for your novel or memoir. You will leave the class with a stronger sense of your writerly voice and vision, a toolkit of techniques to discover new elements in your writing, and the confidence to go forward.

You will learn:

  • how to discover, deepen, and develop your writing voice
  • the right questions to ask of a creative project
  • how to break writerly habits (and find new ones) and discover a new voice
  • how to develop character voice
  • techniques to marry form and content, so that the voice you write in is the truest one for your subject

About the Expert

Dr Kathryn Heyman 's sixth novel, Storm and Grace, was published to critical acclaim in 2017. She has written several radio dramas for the BBC, including adaptations of her own fiction and was awarded the 2017 CAL Author Fellowship. Her previous work has won the Wingate, Southern Arts and Arts Council of England Writing Awards in the UK and been nominated for awards including the Scottish Writer of the Year, the Orange Prize (now the Baileys) and the Kibble Prize and the West Australian Premier’s Literary Awards. Her seventh book, the memoir Fury, is published in 2020 in Australia and the UK. Kathryn Heyman is the director of the Australian Writers Mentoring Program.

www.kathrynheyman.com

www.writermentors.com

An accredited master storyteller, she has a Bachelor of Arts in literature, a Master of Arts in creative writing & a Doctorate of Creative Arts in fairy tale studies. Her doctoral thesis was published as The Rebirth of Rapunzel: A Mythic Biography of the Maiden in the Tower& won the William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism in 2017.

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Harry Hartog Booksellers' ANU store, 153-11 University Avenue:

https://services.anu.edu.au/files/guidance/ANU%20Campus%20Map%202019.pdf

This Harry Hartog ANU store is located just beside the Kambri Precinct. Please just be aware that it is a very new building, and will not show up very accurately on Google Maps. Please refer to the map in the link above to help you find your way. The Harry Hartog ANU phone number is: 02 6230 0197

There are an array of cafes serving coffee and lunch options close by, and they are all open on Saturdays (tea, coffee, hot water, milk and biscuits are provided by the ACTWC.) The Harry Hartog team are happy to have you place some food in their fridge, and use their microwave, should you wish to bring your lunch.

Toilets are located just outside the Harry Hartog store, just a few metres away in the Kambri building.

The closest parking to the store is an underground carpark directly below Harry Hartog (with stairs or public lift access to ground level. Staff at Harry Hartog can provide swipe-pass lift access from ground level to the upper level of their store, where the workshop will be held.) Due to the newness of the precinct, this car park isn't clearly marked in maps. To find it, drive down Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive) and follow signage to the Drill Hall Gallery/Drill Hall Gallery parking. Follow Kingsley Street straight down to its culmination in an underground carpark and you will have the correct one. We recommend this parking option for people who cannot or do not wish to cover much ground to the workshop venue. It costs $5 for the whole day on a Saturday. Parking at Llewellyn Hall is a short stroll away.


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