Got a great idea for a novel, but keep second-guessing yourself before you’ve even started? Ben Hobson, author of To Become a Whale, will equip you with a different type of creative process. Bringing forth ideas from the sub-conscious is an engaging tool and one that just might help you break through your self-doubt and enjoy the creative rewards on the other side!
This session will cover topics such as:
Questions of the subconscious
Write from the gut, edit with the brain
How to silence the inner editor before you’ve even started
How to ask important questions
What drives your fiction?
Ben Hobson lives in Brisbane and is entirely keen on his wife, Lena, and their two small boys, Charlie and Henry. He currently teaches English and Music at Bribie Island State High School. In 2014 his novella, If the Saddle Breaks My Spine, was shortlisted for the Viva La Novella prize, run by Seizure. To Become a Whale is his first novel.
Date: Wednesday 1 August Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm Where: Habitat Byron Bay, 1 Porter Street (off Bayshore Drive), Byron Bay Cost: $65 General / $55 Members