(Online) Kickstart your creative writing

Course summary

Have you always wanted to write but don’t know how to begin?

Do you have an extraordinary story to tell or just want to record your family history as a legacy?

Author and journalist, Jeanette Leigh (ex-Age Newspaper) will kickstart your creativity and help you discover your writing style.

What you need

  • a laptop or device to Zoom

What you will learn

  • the ingredients of a good story
  • finding your voice and style
  • how not to be didactic – show rather than tell, and the editing process

About the Tutor

Jeanette Leigh is a journalist, author, corporate writer, blogger and educator.

Her work featured in major Australian newspapers including The Age (columnist and feature writer, 15-yrs), and Herald Sun, as well as magazines.

To date Jeanette has authored six books; four on health, a memoir (ghosted), and a biography. Currently she’s writing a book on Australia’s premier comedians. Comedy features large in her work but she gets serious too!

Course cost

COST: $200.00

Class availability: 12 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Tuesday 19 July
6.30pm – 8.30pm (6 sessions)

Register below and YCC will send you the zoom details before the class commences.

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.

12 PLACES AVAILABLE

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