Leaping Into Creative Writing with James (Online)

  • 23rd Jul, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:45pm (AEST)
  • Online

    Classes are held online using ZOOM. Access details are on the VIRTUAL HUB link on your ticket. A reminder 48 hours prior to the class will also be sent to you as a courtesy. Remember to check your spam if you don't see either of these emails.

$10 - $19 AUD + BF
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Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting out, this interactive class will help you explore your creativity, find your unique voice, and learn new approaches when putting pen to paper.

With a series of writing exercises, you’ll be encouraged to tap into your creativity and unleash your ideas.

What will we cover?

In this class we will focus on a number of varied, timed writing exercises that are designed to explore your creativity and prompt different ways of writing. These exercises can be done with a specific creative project in mind, or just for fun!

There’ll also be time for discussion and reflection about the exercises and how to apply them beyond the class.

What to bring 

  • A notebook and pen are ideal, or your device if that’s your preference.


  • Closed Captions
  • Discount Early Bird Tix
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreters Upon Request

Who will be teaching?

James McKenzie Watson (he/him) writes fiction with a focus on health and rural Australia. His novel Denizen won the 2021 Penguin Literary Prize and was shortlisted in the 2023 Ned Kelly Awards. He also co-hosts the writing and health podcast James and Ashley Stay at Home.

You can find James at his website here.

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Photo by Zen Chung: https://www.pexels.com/photo/c…

Any questions or other accessibility requests? Feel free to email Maddy (she/her) at melbourne@lanewaylearning.com.