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The outdoors and the outback were the inspiration for CBCA award winning book, Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018). Hakea takes students through the steps of brainstorming, storyboarding and then finding a way into their short stories by using real life anecdotes from their lives.  

Topics covered

  • Plan for success- Inspiration and narrative arc
  • Reader hooks- sizzling starts to find ways into the story
  • Writing engaging characters- dynamic dialogue
  • Show don’t tell

Curriculum outcomes

  • Writing and representing
  • Thinking imaginatively, creatively and interpretatively

Cost

StoryBoard is a FREE presentation/workshop experience for all Northern Rivers schools (maximum three hours). We ask the schools to provide morning tea for the author and volunteer tutor.

Time & Date

StoryBoard workshops are scheduled to fit within your school’s timetable.

Our visits are generally scheduled between 9am – 12.30pm, with lunch between 11 – 11.30am.

Our schedule though is flexible, and we will work with you to find the best fit.

Our online booking enquiry form asks you for your bell times so we can create a suggested schedule for you.

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Lismore Senior Masterclass

Author Workshop with Sarah Armstrong Suitable for stages: 7 & 8 9 & 10 11 & 12

  • Masterclass
  • In Person

StoryBoard Masterclasses are ongoing, regular sessions in which young writers work on developing and…

 

Lismore Junior Masterclass

Author Workshop with Zanni Louise Suitable for stages: 3 & 4 5 & 6

  • Masterclass
  • In Person

StoryBoard Masterclasses are ongoing, regular sessions in which young writers work on developing and…

 

Ballina Junior Masterclass

Author Workshop with Samantha Turnbull Suitable for stages: 3 & 4 5 & 6

  • Masterclass
  • In Person

Join author, poet, podcaster and journalist Samantha Turnbull for a series of masterclasses where st…

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