Inside Lanyon

    Sundays at Home: Writing at Lanyon, Calthorpes' House and Mugga-Mugga

    Join Sarah St Vincent Welch and discover how ideas of home, place, and memories can be sources for poetry, life writing and fiction, over three Sundays at the historic Lanyon, Calthorpe’s House and Mugga-Mugga properties.

    This workshop series is in partnership with ACT Museums and Galleries. Participants can attend Lanyon only, a combination of Lanyon/Calthorpe’s or Lanyon/Mugga-Mugga, or all three workshops. Own transport needed.

    Find all of the details here.


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Events & Workshops

Gillian PolackFiction Writing & History with Gillian Polack

10am–4pm Saturday 1 August

This is an introduction to history research for the fiction writer. It looks at the difference between the questions fiction writers ask and the questions historians answer and discusses strategies for finding the information you need for your writing.

Gillian Polack has twenty-five years of experience as a historian, and over fifteen years of working with novelists on the history in their fiction.

Angela MeyerFlash Fiction with Angela Meyer

10am–4pm Saturday 15 August

Angela will encourage you to delight in brevity, and allow you to experiment with notions of character, conflict and resolution, and evocation of place and mood, in few words.

In 2014 a collection of Angela Meyer's flash fiction, Captives, was published by Inkerman & Blunt. She has reviewed for publications such as The Australian and Sydney Morning Herald, and interviewed authors at writers' festivals around the world.

Angela MeyerReading to Write with Angela Meyer

10am–4pm Sunday 16 August

Angela will share some of what she has learnt about the importance of becoming a better reader, in order to grow as a writer. You will uncover the nuts and bolts of your own favourite books, and other popular, award-winning or influential works of literature, through reviews, discussion and creative responses.

In 2014 a collection of Angela Meyer's flash fiction, Captives, was published by Inkerman & Blunt. She has reviewed for publications such as The Australian and Sydney Morning Herald, and interviewed authors at writers' festivals around the world.


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