WORKSHOPS

Join one of our Creative Writing Workshops

Writers Practice hosts creative writing workshops in Kāpiti, in the beautiful coastal town of Waikanae on the Kāpiti Coast and in 2021, we’ll be offering workshops online. If you’d like to be considered for a scholarship please select the deposit only option and internet banking and then fill in this short form.

If you’re not sure what’s right for you or you’re looking for something residential, check out the Kāpiti Writers’ Retreat or get in touch!

Current Offerings

Alison Wong by Phil Nitchie

SOME EXERCISES FOR THE POETIC MUSCLE

29 MAY, KĀPITI

This workshop will examine sample poems, discuss elements of craft and explore the way certain poems are inspired, written and edited. Come with paper and pen or digital device prepared to experiment with writing exercises and write new poems.

Ruby Solly credit Sebastian Lowe

WALKING BACKWARDS INTO THE FUTURE

2 & 9 JUNE, ONLINE

Look at different time scales across works of writing, different tohu or signs of time periods or time passing, and challenging each other to remove or recenter time within our writing.

Previous Workshops

Ruby Solly credit Sebastian Lowe

PURE PSYCHIC AUTOMATISM

RUBY SOLLY

Mandy Hager

KICKSTARTER: GET THAT OUT OF YOUR HEAD AND ONTO THE PAGE!

MANDY HAGER

Gigi Fenster

MEMORIES – REAL & IMAGINED

GIGI FENSTER

Pip Adam credit to Victoria Birkinshaw

SHORTCUT TO THE SUBLIME

PIP ADAM

Helen Heath Mark Coote

KEEPING IT FRESH AND FUN

HELEN HEATH