Tag: Creative writing

Vikki Conley’s path to becoming a children’s author

Courses taken at AWC: Writing Picture Books Vikki Conley dreamed of writing for children and, over the years, that little voice telling her to write books got louder until she simply couldn’t ignore it. She threw in her marketing job, enrolled in an Australian Writers' Centre course and started... read more

Kaneana May: From TV scriptwriter to published author

Courses taken at AWC: Creative Writing Course Build Your Author Platform 2 Hours to Scrivener Power Self-publish Your Novel on Kindle When Kaneana May, a stay-at-home mother living in regional NSW, took a trip to Sydney to do a creative writing course with the Australian Writers' Centre... read more

How to turn your commute into characters

Bored on your trip to work? Perfect! Why not use that time to fill your stories with fascinating, well-rounded characters? Character creation is central to writing fiction – great characters can keep people reading long after their bedtime, and bad characters can have a reader dropping a story in mere... read more