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Writing courses available in Byron Bay and Mullumbimby

Writing plays a key role across all our lives – from scribbling a shopping list to filling out a job application.

At Byron Community College, brush up on your everyday or business writing skills or explore exciting new worlds of creativity with words.

Learn to craft better essays, create your first novel or begin your own engaging blog through our wide-range of writing short courses and workshops.

Whether for work or pleasure, find the writing course for you, below.

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Self-Publish Your Own Paperback at Amazon (Advanced)

Self-Publish Your Own Paperback at Amazon (Advanced)

A continuation of the introductory course Self-Publish Your Books With Amazon, this advanced class will take you step by step, through the publishing process, helping you format your manuscript (.doc) into a print-on-demand paperback (.pdf) ready for sale at Amazon. Participants must have a finished, edited manuscript ready to work on, and competent computer skills. What to Bring Bring your own device to work on OR thumbdrive (both with your manuscript document attached) Login... [More]

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Self Publish Your Own Books With Amazon

Self Publish Your Own Books With Amazon

Thinking of writing a book or have a memoir in your hard drive? Want to see it published one day? Then DIY! Thanks to sites like Amazon, it’s easier than ever to self-publish your own stories online as ebooks and paperbacks. In this introductory course, the Amazon best-selling author of twelve books will provide a general overview of how to use Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace to turn a Word manuscript into a book you can sell online or show off to friends. Learn about... [More]

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Constructive Book Editing

Constructive Book Editing

You’ve got a few chapters or a full manuscript but the story’s not reading right. In this hands-on class we look at how to restructure your book to make it so much better. From dynamic opening/closing sentences to plot, pace, characterisation and conflict, this is NOT about punctuation and grammar, it’s about outline, structure and getting your story straight. Includes writing tools and exercises. This two-day course is all about improving story structure so feel free to bring your... [More]

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Create Characters That Crackle!

Create Characters That Crackle!

There’s more to writing a novel than plot and prose. The stronger the characters the better the book. In this fun, informative class, the author of 12 novels, Christina Larmer, takes you through the many weird and wonderful ways to make your characters convincing. From intensive scrapbooking to scrutinising those around you, to understanding voice, motivation and the emotional arc, this course offers hundreds of tips and tricks to make sure your characters are up for the job ahead,... [More]
How To Write A Killer Crime Novel

How To Write A Killer Crime Novel

Planning the perfect murder? Want to put it in a book? If you’re a fan of crime fiction and think you can do it, too, this is the course for you. As the author of nine self-published murder mysteries, including the best-selling Ghostwriter Mystery Series, I take you step by step through the writing process, from idea germination and plot development to the gripping climax. You’ll also learn about the many genres of crime (from cozy to suspense) and be guided through various... [More]

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Finish That Novel

Finish That Novel

Do you have a novel half written on your laptop? Can’t manage to finish that memoir or non-fiction book? It’s time to rethink your approach to writing and try something new. Guided by the author of nine novels and a nonfiction book, this workshop provides proven tips and tricks to help you not only get started but also get to ‘The End’. Learn how to restructure, free write, use your time wisely, tackle writer’s block and demystify the novel. Come on, it’s time! More people start... [More]

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First Words

First Words

Though spellbinding in its effects, creative writing itself isn’t magical. Whether you’ve always wanted to write and not known where to start, or just want to start scribbling, we’ll make a beginning. Take a peep at attitudes affecting creativity and at what stops us writing. We’ll then plunge headlong into sorting story ideas, exploring characters, description and dialogue, learning how to give feedback, and revising and editing. This is a creative writing course for anyone... [More]

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Writing For Wellbeing

Writing For Wellbeing

Experience the tender and profound, the light and humorous in your writing. Annie is passionate about creative writing and an experienced counsellor and group facilitator. She guides you with simple creative writing exercises to play with words and explore your creativity. Discover your writing voice and the hidden gems in your writing and enhance your wellbeing. What to bring Pen and paper Own refreshments/lunch Feedback from Past Students “Interesting creative ideas for writing.”... [More]

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