The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new

—Samuel Johnson

Apart from workshops and training sessions for corporate and government entities, Alicia also designs and presents courses aimed at adult education. Most recently she has started working with WEA Sydney and has been delivering courses there since late 2012.

Following is a list of courses presented (with student feedback). The most recent listings are for upcoming classes.

07
Jun 2014

Books are made, not like children, but like pyramids, with a well thought-out plan — Gustave Flaubert

Got an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you've started work only to find you now have an amorphous lump of prose or the momentum has stalled. Develop structure and find the dramatic energy in your story. Analyse the key elements of for successful plotting and acquire tools to help you structure your work with the goal of maximising the emotional impact of your...

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24
Aug 2013

One goes, not so much to see but to tell afterwards  —John Steinbeck

Writing and photography not only preserve our memories and experiences, they also allow us to share the thrill and experience of travel with others. Learn the key elements of what makes engaging travel writing, drawing upon different styles and publications for examples. Perhaps you’d like to blog about your adventures – how is it different? How do you set one up? Complementing the writing will bean analysis of what makes...

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03
Aug 2013

Books are made, not like children, but like pyramids, with a well thought-out plan — Gustave Flaubert

Got an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you've started work only to find you now have an amorphous lump of prose or the momentum has stalled. Develop structure and find the dramatic energy in your story. Analyse the key elements of for successful plotting and acquire tools to help you structure your work with the goal of maximising the emotional impact of your...

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01
Jun 2013

One goes, not so much to see but to tell afterwards  —John Steinbeck

Writing and photography not only preserve our memories and experiences, they also allow us to share the thrill and experience of travel with others. Learn the key elements of what makes engaging travel writing, drawing upon different styles and publications for examples. Perhaps you’d like to blog about your adventures – how is it different? How do you set one up? Complementing the writing will bean analysis of what makes...

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09
Feb 2013

One goes, not so much to see but to tell afterwards  —John Steinbeck

Writing and photography not only preserve our memories and experiences, they also allow us to share the thrill and experience of travel with others. Learn the key elements of what makes engaging travel writing, drawing upon different styles and publications for examples. Perhaps you’d like to blog about your adventures – how is it different? How do you set one up? Complementing the writing will bean analysis of what makes...

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18
Nov 2012

Books are made, not like children, but like pyramids, with a well thought-out plan — Gustave Flaubert

Got an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you've started work only to find you now have an amorphous lump of prose or the momentum has stalled. Develop structure and find the dramatic energy in your story. Analyse the key elements of for successful plotting and acquire tools to help you structure your work with the goal of maximising the emotional impact of your...

Read on



03
Nov 2012

One goes, not so much to see but to tell afterwards — John Steinbeck

Writing and photography not only preserve our memories and experiences, they also allow us to share the thrill and experience of travel with others. Learn the key elements of what makes engaging travel writing, drawing upon different styles and publications for examples. Perhaps you’d like to blog about your adventures – how is it different? How do you set one up? Complementing the writing will bean analysis of what makes...

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© 2012 Alicia Thompson
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