ONLINE: Writing Page-Turning Fiction with Writers Victoria


I'm excited to be teaching this one day workshop in conjunction with Writers Victoria . I hope you'll join me!

02 May 2020 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM

How to write a novel a reader won’t put down! Join Australian best-selling author, Fiona Lowe in this hands-on workshop and explore structure and plot, creating dynamic and well-motivated characters (with loads of movie examples) and how to show not tell your story. A great introduction to the craft of writing and revision for those who need to rediscover their enthusiasm for a project. Bring anticipation and pen and paper for writing exercises.

Included in this course:

  • 2.5 hours of information, suggestions, writing tips and learned lessons shared around showing and not telling
  • A suggested annotated reading list of excellent examples
  • Writing exercises to help hone your craft and reinforce your new skills
  • 1 hour interactive webinar for questions, clarifications, and skills extension
  • Personalised feedback from Fiona on a piece of writing up to 500 words

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of theme
  • The tools for creating well-motivated characters
  • How plot and character provide tension
  • The tools to generate and maintain tension
  • How to show not tell in narrative and the importance of real dialogue

Schedule for the Day:

  • 10 - 11:15am: First webinar with Fiona Lowe
  • 11:45am - 1pm: Second webinar with Fiona Lowe
  • 3 - 4pm: Interactive webinar for questions, clarifications, and more casual instructions based on your experiences
  • 500-word pieces to be sent to Fiona by Friday 7 May for feedback


 To Register, click here and you will be directed to Writers Victoria






Did you know that Daughter of MineBirthrightHome Fires  and Just An Ordinary Family all have book club discussion notes in the back? Do you belong to a book group? If your group is interested in discussing either of my novels and wanted me to pop by for a Q&A via Facetime or Skype contact me by PM or email me on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. I'd love to come along. :-) (*conditions apply: Book group members purchase the novel either in print or eBook.) 



As an award-winning author, I have given many writing workshops over the years. The craft of writing is my passion. If your group is interested in a workshop, please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.