News and Events
The Basics of Novel Writing
Over five nights in July – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, 7pm – 9pm, I’ll be teaching The Basics of Novel Writing for 10 students. This is an interactive course live on Zoom with me – tailored for each group and full of the craft and also the psychology of novel writing. 7pm – 9pm each night Thursday night in July with homework each week. Book via the South Coast Writers Centre. Places VERY LIMITED so book now! More information here!
“Heather’s course in novel writing, will shift your entire being. It will not only influence the way you understand story & character, it will not only build the foundation for a life long relationship with your craft, but It will also allow you to travel to the very depths of your soul, to understand the multilayers of your work as an artist and as a human being. Heather’s course will set your inner child free and give you the courage to finally tell that story that has lived within you for so long.” M.M.
The Kill Your Darlings Mentors program is now closed and I’ll be working with two very special writers over the coming months. Sign up to Kill Your Darlings if you’d like to know about mentorships in the future.
Awards for Bruny
Bruny WON the General Fiction Book of the Year in Australian Book Industry Awards. Watch the show here – and see my genuinely surprised reaction at the 28 minute mark! More on Bruny here. Reviews and interviews for Bruny here.
Bruny SHORTLISTED for the Booksellers Choice Adult Fiction Book of the Year! Winners announced July 8th. Thank you wonderful booksellers
Finding Serendipity (For primary age readers) - Now on Youtube
To support families in isolation, I’ve read and filmed Book 1 in the children series I write with the brilliant Danielle Wood under our pen name – Angelica Banks. Finding Serendipity is for primary age readers – especially keen writers and readers. All 23 chapters are on my YouTube channel here. Enjoy!