There will be 4 workshops Morning and afternoon Sat and Sun.

The cost of the workshop is free but there is a COVID clean fee of $15.   No cash or cheques – only Direct Deposit.

Jugiong Writers Festival 2021 – Writing Workshops

Venue – Jugiong Hall

22nd & 23rd May 2021

Cost- $15/head (Covid cleaning costs)

Saturday 22nd May 9am – 12pm

Jenny Glazebrook

Telling your Story – Plotting and Planning

Jenny is the author of multiple Young Adult fiction novels. We were lucky enough to have her run one of the first Jugiong Writers’ Festival workshops in 2015. With terrific feedback from participants, we are delighted to welcome her back in 2021. Jenny’s knowledge of writing techniques, character development, dialogue, plotting and finding inspiration, is a must for all budding authors.

Bring – pen and paper.

Limit 20 pax – book online

Saturday 22nd May 1pm-4pm

Sulari Gentill

Crime and Historical Fiction

Sulari is an award-winning author of ten published novels, who has attended every Jugiong Writers’ Festival as a speaker. In her historical fiction workshop, you will explore bringing history into a narrative, in the crime writing genre. Historical fiction is about setting that idea in a time and place that has existed and been recorded. Learn the historical novelist’s art of weaving a new story into the old and intertwining imaginary plots into actual events.

Bring – pen and paper

Limit 20 pax – book online

Sunday 23rd May 9am – 12pm

Marty Boyle

Writing Comedy & Drama

With the invention of the word processor, Marty turned from ceramic artist into local playwright. Playwriting is the ultimate genre for portraying sharp dialogue and in this workshop Marty will share his knowledge about writing both comedy and drama into both playwriting and fiction.

Bring – pen and paper, sense of humour.

Limit 20 pax – book online

Sunday 23rd May 1pm – 4pm

Lena Elphick

Looking Back – how to conduct research

Lena is a passionate researcher and published non-fiction author, who will share her tricks and tips on utilising the internet to further your research. A must for anyone wanting to find out about and write up their family history or gaining information for fiction and non-fiction works.

Bring – laptop and mobile phone, pen and paper.

Please note this workshop is limited to 15 participants.

Book online

Payment made by direct deposit  Ref WS and surname
Account name: Jugiong Writers Festival,
BSB: 633-000 Account no: 159302033

Workshops funded by CreateNSW and Eastern Riverina Arts