April School Holiday Writing Workshops
The Creative Word Shop
164 170 Hunter St (entry via Market St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
From Zero to Hero (7-13 years) Tues 16 April, 10am-1pm: Jess Black
Transform your hero from being Cinders to wearing a glass slipper or from being a wimp to looking like the Rock.
Dogs with Jobs (6-12 years) Thurs 18 April, 10am-1pm: Jess Black
The Tales of Mr Walker is a collection of stories about a canine concierge in a hotel. We’ll create stories involving our favourite pets having very important jobs to do!
I Believe in Magic (8-14 years) Wed 24 April, 10am-1pm: Ed Wright
Get your wands out and your potions brewing. Write stories where characters find solutions to supernatural problems and use their magical powers and defeat the forces of darkness.
Sportswriter (7-13 years) Fri 26 April, 10am-1pm: Ed Wright
Invent your own sport. Create character profiles for your own legends of the game. Report on the greatest game ever played.
WORKSHOPS $80 (bring a brother/sister/friend or sign up for 2 classes, 2 for $140; earlybird until 5 April, $65; 2 for $120). We’re in the Hunter St Mall on the corner of Market St (the same building as Lowe’s). The entrance is on Market St and we’re on the first floor at the end of the corridor. There’s 1/2hour free parking in the mall and on Wolfe St, or if you want to stay in town, there’s free 4-hour parking between the Newcastle Baths and Beach, about a ten-minute walk.