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Jacqx @ Linking You Locally, Helensvale Library

Creative Writing for Young Geniuses aged 10 to 18 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.

Six workshops will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays as follows:

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

2pm to 3.30pm classes for 10 to 14 year olds Click link to add to cart

3.45pm to 5.15pm classes for 15 to 18 year olds Click link to add to cart

Please book correct time for age group

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

2pm to 3.30pm classes for 10 to 14 year olds Click link to add to cart

3.45pm to 5.15pm classes for 15 to 18 year olds Click link to add to cart

Please book correct time for age group

9 January 2018 – Part 3: Creating Interesting Characters

2pm to 3.30pm classes for 10 to 14 year olds Click link to add to cart

3.45pm to 5.15pm classes for 15 to 18 year olds Click link to add to cart

Please book correct time for age group

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

2pm to 3.30pm classes for 10 to 14 year olds Click link to add to cart

3.45pm to 5.15pm classes for 15 to 18 year olds Click link to add to cart

Please book correct time for age group

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

2pm to 3.30pm classes for 10 to 14 year olds Click link to add to cart

3.45pm to 5.15pm classes for 15 to 18 year olds Click link to add to cart

Please book correct time for age group

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

2pm to 3.30pm classes for 10 to 14 year olds Click link to add to cart

3.45pm to 5.15pm classes for 15 to 18 year olds Click link to add to cart

Please book correct time for age group

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.

Cost: $15 per person

Duration: 1.5 hours

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.