WORKSHOPS

Join one of our Creative Writing Workshops

Writers Practice hosts creative writing workshops in Kāpiti, online and periodically in other locations around Aotearoa. We currently offer 1-2 day workshops (in person and online) and a longer four week course. All courses are limited to 12 participants to allow for deeper engagement and connection. 

Please see below for the latest offerings. 

We offer some scholarship places on each of our programmes. 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!

Recent Workshops

More workshops coming in 2022.

PAINTING OVER THE PHOTO – FICTION IN A REAL LIFE LANDSCAPE

9 & 16 OCTOBER, KĀPITI

Join Wellington novelist Sue Orr for this two-day workshop, exploring ways in which fiction can be grafted onto the canvas of non-fictional life to create exciting contemporary narrative. Writers will engage with each other to kickstart their fiction, then turn to the real world for inspiration allowing the work take flight.

KICKSTARTER: GET THAT STORY OUT OF YOUR HEAD AND ONTO THE PAGE! (ONLINE)

20 & 27 OCTOBER, ONLINE

Do you have a story you’re burning to tell but don’t know how to tackle it? Whether fiction, memoir or narrative based non-fiction, you’ll learn how to centre a story around a point of view character, tying plot, character and theme together to create a unified whole.

Previous Workshops