For the moment, the CWG have replaced their workshop schedule with the monthly TalkWrite Discussion Groups, encouraging open discussion around a selected theme.
When: the second Monday of every month (excluding January) – see specific dates below
Where: McDonalds Merivale, 217 Papanui Road, Merivale
What Time: from 7 pm, themed discussion begins at 7.30.
We are booked into the conservatory and you can find us at the long table near Papanui Road.
Here is our schedule of discussion topics for 2018:
Feb 12th: Where do stories come from/finding your story
March 12th: Beginnings
April 9th: The structure of story
May 14th: Setting the scene
June 11th: Show VS Tell/Writing deeper PoV
July 9th: Writing multiple PoV characters
August 13th: Mind mapping
September 10th: Putting the fact in fiction
October 8th: Writing creative non-fiction
November 12th: Adding conflict/avoiding the “saggy middle”
December 10th: I’ve finished my book … now what?
Please note: This list is subject to change, and our AGM will be scheduled (on a different date) in May.
These meetings are open to newcomers, and you can attend as many or as few as you wish.
We are always open for ideas for workshops. If there is something that you would like to see, or if you have a skill/knowledge set that you would like to share, please let us know.