Year of the Novel
This course is all about supporting you to get that novel written!
It is a year-long course, organised over 26 fortnightly sessions, with information and practical activities for you to complete and a professional tutor leading you through the process.
There are audio files from award-winning author Kim Wilkins to guide you through the activities and discussion forums for you to share your ideas and your writing with your tutor and fellow participants.
- Facilitator: Nicole Murphy
Duration: 21 Jan 2013 – 20 Jan 2014
Description: A year long course to help guide you through the process of creating your novel in a year, developed by Dr. Kim Wilkins. Facilitated by Nicole Murphy.
Nicole Murphy has been a teacher, bookstore owner, journalist, checkout chick and now works as a professional conference organiser. She grew up reading Tolkien/Lewis/Le Guin, learnt to love romance with Lindsey/Quick/Deveraux and is co-chairing next year's Conflux science fiction convention, the 52nd Australian Natcon. Her urban fantasy romance trilogy Dream of Asarlai is published in Australia/NZ by HarperVoyager. Her publishing venture In fabula-divino (http://thetaletellers.wordpress.com) mentors new writers. Visit her website http://nicolermurphy.com
- Facilitator: Alan Baxter
Duration: 14 May 2012 – 31 May 2013
Description: A year long course to help guide you through the process of creating your novel in a year, developed by Dr. Kim Wilkins. Facilitated by Alan Baxter.
Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author living on the south coast of NSW. He writes dark fantasy, sci fi and horror, rides a motorcycle, and loves his dog. He also teaches Kung Fu. His contemporary dark fantasy novels, RealmShift and MageSign, are out through Gryphonwood Press, and his short fiction has appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies in Australia, the US, the UK and France, including the Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror. Alan is also a freelance writer, penning reviews, feature articles, and opinion.
Read extracts from his novels at www.alanbaxteronline.com.