Christine Bongers Writing Workshop: Getting Inside Your Character's Head
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where the Wild Things Are
Tickets available until 22 September 2017 9:45 AM
Have fun creating memorable realistic characters with acclaimed YA author Christine Bongers. Learn how to develop complex layers in your main character, by getting inside their heads. Discover the power of humour, back story, motivation, desires, and fears in creating characters that leap off the page and into your heart.
Praise for Henry Hoey Hobson:
‘Highly Recommended. A laugh out loud story of fitting in.’ ReadPlus.
‘Humour and heartache, trauma and triumph…This is truly a heart-warming story about growing up and getting on with what life throws your way.’ The Reading Stack
‘Original and quirky …This book will have strong appeal for both genders.’ Judges Report, CBCA Book of the Year Awards
Christine Bongers is a former broadcast journalist who is now happier writing fiction. She has published three critically acclaimed novels for young people. Intruder, her latest novel for teens, won the DAVITT Award for Best Debut Crime Book and was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers. Dust was a CBCA Notable Book and Highly Commended in the Prime Minister's Literary Awards for Children's fiction. Henry Hoey Hobson was short-listed for the CBCA Book of the Year, the Qld Premier’s Literary Awards and the WA Premier's Book Awards. Christine loves sharing her love of reading and writing and never lets the truth get in the way of a good story.