A Writer’s Journey: Feature writing and freelancing with Claire Konkes

Date and time: 21st May 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Moonah Arts Centre, 23-27 Albert Rd, Moonah Tasmania 7009

In 2017 our A Writer’s Journey program will cover both fiction and non-fiction, so we will be running workshops that focus on the challenges and rewards of a variety of writing formats. All workshops will be presented by leading journalists and writers. 

A Writer’s Journey: Feature writing and freelancing with Claire Konkes

This workshop covers:

  • Introduction to writing profiles, magazine features, reviews and opinion
  • The life of freelance writing: magazines, online, pitching and getting paid
  • How to structure magazine features, including literary devices, elements for effective writing and working with sources
  • Interview techniques and profiling

The session will include discussion, workshopping and practical exercises.

About Claire Konkes

Claire Konkes has called Tasmania home since 2001. Her journalism has appeared in many publications including The Australian and The Monthly. She lectures in Journalism, Media and Communications at the University of Tasmania and her research interests tend to explore media’s contribution to public debate and governance, especially in environmental matters.

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Details of the other workshops in the 2017 A Writer’s Journey program are online here.