Literary Events

Saturday Workshop, 20 July 2024

Ally Burnham: Unlocking Creativity & Structuring Ideas

Time:  10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  The Women’s Club, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
     Meet in the lobby at 9:45 am
Cost:  Members $95, non-members $110
     Morning tea and light lunch are included – please provide any dietary requirements to Maria via email.


In this workshop, participants will learn industry techniques on how to unlock creativity to maximise writing in and around our busy lives. In the second half, participants will be shown how to harness that creativity into practical story structures, allowing writers to find the best structure for the story they wish to tell. 

Ally Burnham is an AWGIE-award winning screenwriter, novelist and author of comics. A NIDA graduate (2016, Masters, Writing for Performance), she is also the Creative Producer at Westwords – Western Sydney’s literature development organisation. Ally is best known for her feature film Unsound, and is the lead writer on Metropius. Ally is a contributing author and editor to The New Mythic, which was nominated for two 2023 Aurealis Awards. She is a producer and guest on the podcast Prose & Cons, and teaches screenwriting for film and television at NIDA Open. 



Book and pay:

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or by Direct debit:

      The Society of Women Writers NSW Inc
      BSB: 062 018
      Account:  00950433
      Code:  VM

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