Writing: A Four-Part Process

October 2020

Writing: A Four-Part Process

Many writers when starting out make the mistake of comparing their writing to an edited, copyrighted novel or screenplay, failing to recognise that writing is a four-part process - planning, writing, re-writing and editing.

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Structure & Character

September 2020

Structure & Character

Many people mistakenly believe that structure is writing by numbers and produces cliched storylines.
Classic story structure is designed to guide you in writing a story that has readers wanting to know what happens next, while taking your main character on a spiritual and emotional journey of change.

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The Question of Talent

August 2020

The Question of Talent

Many writers, particularly those just starting out, question whether they have the talent to be a writer, the implication being that only a successful few have what it takes to make it.

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A Major Block to Creativity

June 2020

A Major Block to Creativity

Writers can get into trouble and waste an awful lot of time because they don’t understand the rules of the creative process which differ greatly from the way most of us go through life.

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Key Ingredients to Creating a Compelling Story

May 2020

Key Ingredients to Creating a Compelling Story

One of the key ingredients to creating a compelling story is to throw characters out of their comfort zone, give them problems to solve and force them to face huge challenges and pressure.

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Ready to start your novel or screenplay?

April 2020

Ready to start your novel or screenplay?

The Power of Writing in Times of Change. In times of crisis, we turn to the arts to make sense of the chaos around us. Accessing the power of your imagination and spending time in a parallel universe is a powerful and positive antidote to life as it is at the moment.

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Important Changes to Live Courses

Special April 2020

Important Changes to Live Courses

We do hope that everyone is well, and slowly adapting to the massive changes and interruptions to our normal lives occurring at this time.

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Do I have the talent?

March 2020

Do I have the talent?

The question nearly every writer constantly asks themselves on a regular basis is, “do I have the talent?”

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Vale Owen Ravenscroft & Kimberely McRae

February 2020

Vale Owen Ravenscroft & Kimberely McRae

After an already difficult start to the year with the tragic bushfires, we have some very sad news closer to home.

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Coming Back to Writing

January 2020

Coming Back to Writing

It is never too late to use our emotional experiences to create new narratives for ourselves and to look at events as an opportunity to make sense of this crazy journey that is life.

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Xmas 2019 Newsletter

Xmas December 2019

Xmas 2019 Newsletter

For many people the holiday season is a good time to write. You will enjoy the writing so long as you don’t start worrying about whether you will win the Booker Prize or an Academy Award.

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Writing a Story

November/December 2019

Writing a Story

Writing a story doesn’t happen by accident. In our 4-Week Unlocking Creativity course, we quote James Scott Bell in his book, The Art of War for Writers, about two ingredients every writer needs:

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Stories Define Us

October 2019

Stories Define Us

Many people wonder what draws us to write and tell our stories. Part of it is to access a higher and deeper part of ourselves, our imagination, and see the world through different eyes.

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The Power of the Imagination

September 2019

The Power of the Imagination

From day one in our 4-Week Unlocking Creativity course, writers are given tools and techniques to help them tap into the power of their imagination, which we believe is the true source of creativity.

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The power of doing the work, regardless

August 2019

The power of doing the work, regardless

Just about everyone who does our 4-Week Unlocking Creativity Course gets fired up about writing. They tap into the power of their imagination and experience the thrill of writing creatively and

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Beginner Writers

July 2019

Beginner Writers

Many beginner writers question their talent, believing that only a lucky few are blessed with the natural ability required to write worthwhile stories.

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3 Debut Novels

June 2019

3 Debut Novels

We’re thrilled to share with you that three of our Novel and Script writers have debut novels being published either this month or very soon.

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Inspiring Video

May 2019

Inspiring Video

For those of you who haven’t done our courses, this video offers you the opportunity to hear first hand what you can expect to get out of our courses.

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Bumper Success Stories

April 2019

Bumper Success Stories

We’re thrilled to share eight success stories from our writers. Including several debut novels, a memoir and short stories.

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What Makes Your Writing and Stories Unique

March 2019

What Makes Your Writing and Stories Unique

Many people wonder with so many books having been written, how can they possibly write something that is unique and interesting.

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War of Art

February 2019

War of Art

In The War of Art: Breakthrough the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles, Steven Pressfield talks about how ...

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Inspirational Success Story

January 2019

Inspirational Success Story

"I really believe doing the 'Unlocking Creativity' course was instrumental in helping me to write a compelling pitch"

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Writing Nourishes Your Soul

December 2018

Writing Nourishes Your Soul

At the Writers’ Studio, we believe that the act of writing nourishes the spirit of the reader and the writer. It will add another dimension to your life as you tap into something bigger than yourself.

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What You Will Learn

November 2018

What You Will Learn

People often ask, “How many writers in your courses have real talent?” The implication being that a chosen few are lucky enough to be born with God given talent and that everyone else should pack up their pens, go home and find some other creative outlet.

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Six Keys to Unlocking Your Creativity

October 2018

Six Keys to Unlocking Your Creativity

In order to write powerful fiction you need to learn the art and craft of writing, which involves an unusual and contrary set of laws.

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Tap into the Power of Your Imagination

September 2018

Tap into the Power of Your Imagination

We always read the quote below in the first session of our 4-Week Unlocking Creativity course.

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