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Writing Fiction: Where To Start and How To Go On
with Ally Blake

Join award-winning, internationally published author Ally Blake for this richly intensive, all day genre novel writing workshop. 

Covering the possibilities and peculiarities of genre fiction, from opening lines that hook to gripping endings, why genre sells, and leaning into reader expectations, Ally will also deep dive into the nitty gritty of story structure, robust character development, as well as building and holding story tension. As to what happens next, after your story is written, Ally will offer insight into traditional and self-publishing, the stages of editing and how to build a career as a genre author.


Discounted Early bird price: $80 (to May 14)

Non-discounted price: $85 (from May 15)


Date: 2 June
Where: Ground Floor Conference Rooms, Salt Apartments Yeppoon