On Writing Habits
|Thursday 6th December||10:00-11:15||G11 3.64|
Endless websites and pages are dedicated to developing a habit of writing by example. Murakami admits being up at 4am and working for four to six hours, and then going for a ten-kilometre run. W.H Auden believed that a life of military precision was essential to his creativity. Is this kind of habit and discipline really necessary?
Writers Nick Earls, Julia Prendergast and poet Yolanda Yu in discussion with editor and writing facilitator Shelley Kenigsberg.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession.
Nick Earls is the best-selling author of over twenty seven books for adults, teens and children, two of which have been adapted into feature films and five into stage play. His recent work, the Wisdom Tree novellas, have been described as a ‘a triumphant and extraordinary piece of fiction’.
ulia Prendergast’s novel The Earth Does Not Get Fat, was published by the University of Western Australia Publishing, 2018. She is a lecturer in Writing and Literature at Swinburne University, Melbourne.
Yolanda Yu Miaomiao is an award winning Chinese poet and short story writer living in Singapore.
Shelley Kenigsberg is a freelance editor, writer and trainer. She runs S K Publishing, offering writing and editing programs in memoir and creative writing.
Please choose your ticket type below - Single Session, Day Pass or a Festival Program Pass.
This session is also included as part of a day pass or three day program pass. Day Pass - $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Gives access to all session on the day of your selection, excluding workshops.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.