Upcoming workshop: Building Believable Fantasy Worlds

In November, I’m presenting a workshop on building believable fantasy worlds as part of Stonnington’s [Untitled] Literary Festival, here in Melbourne. In this workshop you will learn the different sub-genres of fantasy fiction; brainstorming techniques to spark writing; the elements of building a believable fantasy world and how to grab the reader from the first line. Participants should bring their […]

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Workshop: How to Avoid the Bad Sex Award

Writing is hard, yo! And writing scenes of sex and intimacy are at least as hard as everything else. Maybe harder. Yes, I know. As soon as you mention ‘sex’, everything becomes a double entrendre. Sometimes just single entendres. Bear with me. Or bare with me. Whichever you prefer. Recognising the difficulties of writing scenes of physical and emotional intimacy […]

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