Interviewing the Stars: Christos Tsiolkas

Interviewing the Stars: Christos Tsiolkas

Just after I interviewed Omar Musa at the West Writers Our Stories Forum, I had the opportunity to speak with Christos Tsiolkas, one of the headline names at the event. Rather than meeting the intimidating figure I expected because of his fame, Christos Tsiolkas chatted with me like I was just another cousin at a relative gathering. Elena: So, when you were growing up, what was your favourite...

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Interviewing the Stars: Omar Musa

Interviewing the Stars: Omar Musa

The whole time I spent at the West Writers Our Stories Forum was brilliant but the absolute highlight of the day was the interviews that I had with Omar Musa and Christos Tsiolkas. Being able to speak to them was the coolest and most anxiety-inducing part because I had not prepared for the interviews in advance and was not really that familiar with their work. In hindsight I shouldn’t have...

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Holiday Opening

Holiday Opening

Happy holidays! 100 Story Building will be closed from December 23 – January 4. But we will be running our best ever 100 Story Holiday workshops from 19-23 January, so join us for a perilous quest or a choose-your-own-adventure, a spot of universe-making or maniacal machine creation. After-school workshops will begin again on February...

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More Creative Business with Christos Tsiolkas

More Creative Business with Christos Tsiolkas

Your intrepid reporter Darvey is back! Last time you heard from me, Amelia and I were just about to head to a workshop run by Christos Tsiolkas. I’m pretty sure you should know him. If not, he’s the author of Barracuda and The Slap. I was looking forward to this workshop, but there was a teensy-weeny bit of a problem. Even though I gathered some helpful information from...

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Creative Business and its Harvest

Creative Business and its Harvest

A lovely freezing Saturday had come to pass, but it was a meaningful Saturday for many eager writers who wish to share their stories with the public someday. Have no idea what I could possibly be talking about? Well let’s go back in time: everyone, I hope you have pen and paper along with a box of yummy popcorn and your favourite cold beverage. So relax and munch on your snack as I report...

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