Short Story Writing with Ryan O'Neill
In this workshop, Ryan will discuss your writing routine, how to draft and when to rewrite your short story. Drawing on published examples he will engage you in exercises that strengthen your skills in this special area of writing.
Ryan O'Neill was born in Scotland, and lived and taught for several years in Lithuania, China and Rwanda before settling in Australia. His short stories have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including The Best Australian Stories, The Sleepers Almanac, Meanjin, New Australian Stories and Westerly. His short story collections have twice been shortlisted for the Steele Rudd award, and his latest collection The Weight of a Human Heart was published in Australia, the US, and the UK. Ryan lived in Newcastle for a number of years before moving to a rural property near Gloucester, NSW. He works as a tutor and lecturer at the University of Newcastle.
Saturday 1st August
10am - 2pm
Venue: Theatrette, Level 1, City Library, Laman St, Newcastle.
$44 for HWC members
$66 for non-members inc. GST.
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What to bring to the course:
writing materials (paper or laptop)
lunch - 20 mins is given for lunch so we advise you bring prepared food.
Parking is free at the rear of the library. The library opens at 9.30am.
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