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Alicia Thompson - Kickstart Your Novel

Writers' Workshop presented by Geelong Regional Libraries

2023-04-15 10:30:00 2023-04-15 13:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Alicia Thompson - Kickstart Your Novel This workshop will kick-start participants from scratch with ideas and inspiration. Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome) -

Saturday, April 15
10:30am - 1:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-15 10:30:00 2023-04-15 13:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Alicia Thompson - Kickstart Your Novel This workshop will kick-start participants from scratch with ideas and inspiration. Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome) -

This workshop will kick-start participants from scratch with ideas and inspiration.

A session for those who may not have any writing underway and are seeking a way ‘in’. It covers all the building blocks of a novel: character, dialogue, setting and plot. Each segment has fun exercises designed to stimulate the thinking of participants about how these areas work, providing them some writing tools with which to develop their own work.

Presenter Alicia Thompson has a Masters in Creative Writing and has published reviews, travel articles and short stories internationally in ezines and journals. Her novel Something Else was released by NineStar Press in October 2021. She is currently working on two mystery/crime novels.

A short break will be provided mid-way through the workshop, coffee and tea will be provided. Some prior efforts at writing would be preferable but not necessary.

$30pp or $20 for Geelong Regional Libraries Members (free to join), or $10 Concession/Students.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Workshops & Lectures |

TAGS: | recommended |

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Phone: (03) 4201 0600

Hours

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Mon, Feb 26 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Mar 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Tel: (03) 4201 0600

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Sun, Mar 03, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Mon, Mar 04, 11:30am - 11:50am
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Tue, Mar 05, 11:30am - 11:50am
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Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Wed, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Wed, Mar 06, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
The Reading Nest
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fri, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Sun, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Mar 12, 11:30am - 11:50am
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Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Wed, Mar 13, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
The Reading Nest
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Activity Room
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Join us for Code Club and take a tour of Scratch 1 or stretch your coding muscles with advanced projects in Scratch 2 and 3. Ages 8+. Bookings essential.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Sun, Mar 17, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
The Reading Nest
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Mon, Mar 18, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
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Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Tue, Mar 19, 11:30am - 11:50am
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Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Wed, Mar 20, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
The Reading Nest
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Activity Room
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Join us for Code Club and take a tour of Scratch 1 or stretch your coding muscles with advanced projects in Scratch 2 and 3. Ages 8+. Bookings essential.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Sat, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sun, Mar 24, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
The Reading Nest
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Mon, Mar 25, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Tue, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Mar 26, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
The Reading Nest
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Wed, Mar 27, 11:30am - 11:50am
The Reading Nest
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Wed, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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