Writing Resources

Below is a list of the professional writers and editors who offer courses to help improve your fiction prose.

Brisbane Writers’ Workshop – Lauren E Daniels
Margie Lawson Writer’s Academy
My Story Doctor – David Farland
The Creative Penn – Joanna Penn
Romance Writers of Australia – this group are so supportive and really do help you to develop your romance writing.
Writing Believable Characters for Beginners by Selina Shapland on Skillshare.com

 

SELINA’S WRITING AND COACHING EDUCATION

Author Accelerator

  • Advanced Book Coaching: Fiction – Commenced 2021 – in progress

Queensland Writers Centre 

  • Blackbelt in Writing with Aiki Flinthart – Commenced 2021 – in progress

The Forton Group

  • Certified Leadership Coach training – 2018 – 2020
    Completed minimum of 92 Coach Training Hours (inclusive of 75 live interaction plus 17 hours of self-study)

Brisbane Writers’ Workshop with Lauren Daniels

  • Magic Realism for Rebels – online course 2020
  • Seriously Short Stories  – 2019
  • The Art of Travel Writing – 2019
  • Speculative Fiction: Myths & Madness – 2017
  • Polish & Publish – 2016
  • Introduction to Creative Writing: Light Your Fire – 2016
  • Fiction Blitz – 2016
  • Writing for Children & Young People – 2015
  • Women Who Run with the Wolves Creative Writing – 2014
  • Seasons & Symbols – 2014
  • Enneagram Workshop – 2010
  • Introduction to Novel Writing – 2008

My Story Doctor with David Farland

  • Writing Enchanting Prose – online course, no feedback 2020
  • Advanced Story Puzzle – online course, no feedback 2020
  • Fantasy Fiction Workshop – Oxford, England 2018 (five day intensive)
  • Million Dollar Outlines – Face to Face course, Brisbane 2015
  • Promising Starts – online course with feedback 2015-2016
  • The Story Puzzle – online course with feedback 2014-2015
  • Writing Mastery 1 – online course with feedback 2015
  • Writing Mastery 2 – online course with feedback 2016

Romance Writers of Australia  – Member 2017-2019

  • Creating Unforgettable Characters – online course with feedback 2017

Opinions and Writings with Dean Wesley Smith

  • Depth in Writing – online course with feedback 2016

Lawson Writer’s Academy with Margie Lawson and various teachers

  • Writing Body Language and Dialogue Cues Like a Psychologist – online course with feedback and peer editing/critique – 2017
  • Deep Editing, Rhetorical Devices and More – online course with feedback and peer editing/critique 2017
  • Visceral Responses: Beyond Hammering Hearts – online course with feedback and peer editing/critique 2016

Article Writing with Krishna Everson 

  • Get-it-Write
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