Australian Writers' Centre - Melbourne courses

Our Melbourne training centre is located within the historic Abbotsford Convent – a vibrant artistic precinct made up of galleries, studios, eateries and creative spaces. People travel from all over Victoria to learn in our inspirational location.

Weekend courses are held all year round, with world-class presenters and courses to suit everyone. See you soon!

Address:

1 St Heliers Street
Abbotsford VIC 3067

Melbourne writing courses

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Creative Writing Stage 1

Want to write fiction? Want it to be amazing? Dive into a supportive environment of creativity, information and inspiration!

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Saturday
6 May 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Nicole Hayes

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Writing Picture Books

Want to be the next big thing for little people? Learn the essentials to creating the perfect picture prose that will delight small folk every time.

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Saturday
20 May 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Judith Rossell

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Travel Writing

Turn your travels into cash! Learn how to craft compelling narratives and descriptive destination details.

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Monday
22 May 2017

Presenter

Sue White

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Life Writing

Do you have a story to tell from your own experiences? We’ll show you how to bring it to life through storytelling methods and structure.

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Saturday
27 May 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Patti Miller

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Copywriting Essentials

Our course shows you how to write words that sell and get paid to do what you love – writing!

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Monday
29 May 2017

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Magazine and Newspaper Writing Stage 1

Do you dream of appearing in your favourite publication? Learn how to craft a well-rounded story and catch the eye of discerning editors.

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Saturday
3 June 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Cindy MacDonald

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Pitch Your Novel:
How to Attract Agents and Publishers

Get the confidence to send your manuscript out into the world and the skills to stand out in the publishers’ slush piles...

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Instant Access At your own pace!

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Natasha Lester

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Build Your Author Platform

This powerful course is designed to help you build your personal brand, connect with readers – and sell more books!

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Instant Access At your own pace!

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Allison Tait

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Writing Books for Children and Young Adults

Learn how to grab young readers’ attention with clever characters, structure, dragons and the occasional bottom joke.

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Monday
1 May 2017

Presenter

Sue Whiting

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Course

Creative Writing Stage 1

Want to write fiction? Want it to be amazing? Dive into a supportive environment of creativity, information and inspiration!

Starts

Saturday
6 May 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Nicole Hayes

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Advanced Fiction Writing Techniques

Advance your fiction writing skills, story and characters to a whole new level.

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Monday
8 May 2017

Presenter

Cathie Tasker

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Course

Writing Picture Books

Want to be the next big thing for little people? Learn the essentials to creating the perfect picture prose that will delight small folk every time.

Starts

Saturday
20 May 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Judith Rossell

Course

Life Writing

Do you have a story to tell from your own experiences? We’ll show you how to bring it to life through storytelling methods and structure.

Starts

Saturday
27 May 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Patti Miller

Course

Pitch Your Novel:
How to Attract Agents and Publishers

Get the confidence to send your manuscript out into the world and the skills to stand out in the publishers’ slush piles...

Starts

Instant Access At your own pace!

Presenter

Natasha Lester

Online

Course

Build Your Author Platform

This powerful course is designed to help you build your personal brand, connect with readers – and sell more books!

Starts

Instant Access At your own pace!

Presenter

Allison Tait

Online
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Course

Travel Writing

Turn your travels into cash! Learn how to craft compelling narratives and descriptive destination details.

Starts

Monday
22 May 2017

Presenter

Sue White

Online

Course

Copywriting Essentials

Our course shows you how to write words that sell and get paid to do what you love – writing!

Starts

Monday
29 May 2017

Online

Course

Magazine and Newspaper Writing Stage 1

Do you dream of appearing in your favourite publication? Learn how to craft a well-rounded story and catch the eye of discerning editors.

Starts

Saturday
3 June 2017
10am–4pm

Presenter

Cindy MacDonald

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Course

Copywriting Essentials

Our course shows you how to write words that sell and get paid to do what you love – writing!

Starts

Monday
29 May 2017

Online

Course

Build Your Book

Would you like to have instant credibility or be quoted in the media? That’s what can happen when you publish your own business book.

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Instant Access At your own pace!

Presenter

Valerie Khoo

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How to Get More Blog Readers

Go from zero (comments) to hero with our techniques to increase your blog readership. Attract an active audience to your digital soapbox today!

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Instant Access At your own pace!

Presenter

Nicole Avery

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