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Jacqx @ Linking You Locally, Helensvale Library

Creative Writing for Young Geniuses aged 10 to 14 years

Helensvale Cultural Centre, Sir John Overall Drive, Helensvale, QLD 4212 (below Helensvale Library)

Are you staying home over the summer holidays but still want to go on adventures?

Creative writing gives you complete freedom to create your own adventures, travels, and characters. There are no limits to your imagination. Anything is possible. You have the power to control the destiny and fate of your characters. 

Jacqx Melilli will guide you through the steps so you end up with a completed story ready for publication. Jacqx has a background in acting and teaching youth drama as well as creative writing and holds a Positive Notice Blue Card for working with children.

Workshops will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 January to 18 January 2018

Part 1: The Key to Plotting/Choosing a Point of View

Part 2: First paragraphs & the art of descriptive writing

Part 3: Creating Interesting Characters

Part 4: The Secrets of Believable Dialogue

Part 5: Keeping the reader reading/creating tension

Part 6: Editing/polishing your story

Cost: $15 per person per workshop (6 workshops $90)

Duration: 1.5 hours each workshop

Book all 6 workshops for 10 to 14-year-olds 2.15pm to 3.45pm $90   Click link to add to cart

If you can’t make it to all workshops, you can book individual workshops below.

2 January 2018 – Part 1: The Key to Plotting/Choosing a Point of View

2.15pm to 3.45pm classes for 10 to 14-year-olds  Click link to add to cart

4 January 2018 – Part 2: First paragraphs & the art of descriptive writing

2.15pm to 3.45pm classes for 10 to 14-year-olds  Click link to add to cart

9 January 2018 – Part 3: Creating Interesting Characters

2.15pm to 3.45pm classes for 10 to 14-year-olds  Click link to add to cart

11 January 2018 – Part 4: The Secrets of Believable Dialogue

2.15pm to 3.34pm classes for 10 to 14-year-olds  Click link to add to cart

16 January 2018 – Part 5: Keeping the reader reading/creating tension

2.15pm to 3.34pm classes for 10 to 14-year-olds  Click link to add to cart

18 January 2018 – Part 6: Editing/polishing your story

2.15pm to 3.45pm classes for 10 to 14-year-olds  Click link to add to cart

Participants who attend all six workshops, Part 1 through to Part 6 and have a completed story ready for publication will have their story published on Jacqx’s website and social media sites.

What to Bring: Bring your preferred writing materials: pencil and notepad or fully charged laptop. 

Location: Helensvale Cultural Centre, Sir John Overall Drive, Helensvale, QLD 4212. Located below Helensvale Library. Parking available. Train and bus transportation from Helensvale Train Station.

Any questions?

Please contact Jacqx on form below.