US and UK editions of Yellowcake
Heh, so prepare to be staggered.
Because talking is hard enough without all those 'st's
Neuroscience has discovered the techniques creative people use; Sue Woolfe, award-winning novelist and renowned writing teacher, has sleuthed through neuroscience to teach them. She helps students write in a manner that delights and energizes them.
Many of Sue's students have gone on to produce books that have excited publishers and readers alike; often these were students who claimed they’d “never had an imaginative thought”.
Sue Woolfe teaches creative writing at the University of Sydney and now at NIDA she’s further researching creativity, and teaching creative thinking as it applies to writing stories. She is the author of four novels, plus The Mystery of the Cleaning Lady: A Writer Looks at Creativity and Neuroscience, and co-author of Making Stories: How Ten Australian Novels Were Written.When: Saturday, 6 April 2013, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with an optional follow-up with individual discussions on Saturday 27 April). Morning and afternoon tea are provided, and you can grab some lunch at one of the nearby cafes.
Saturday 11.15–12.15 in the Lockup Gallery, talking about Crossing Over: Why YA isn't just for teens with Alexa Moses and Felicity Pullman (Kaz Delaney will be wrangling us).
Sunday 1.30–2.30 in the City Hall (Hunter Room), where I'll be Dreaming Australia with Jack Dann and Janeen Webb, and our chair Russell Blackford, celebrating all things Australian and odd. (That's quite a collocation of silver foxes we'll have there!)And I'm currently poring over the program of other goodies on offer. If you're anywhere Newcastle, you should come on down!