A Rippin Workshop

A Rippin Workshop

I arrived at 100 Story Building kinda nervous. See I’ve just finished a writing degree and the world of professional writing still seems out of reach. But that was something I was taking care of today. 100 Story Building, apart from being furnished with trinkets that seem like they’ve fallen out of someone’s imagination, also holds workshops for writers. Today Sally Rippin was going to...

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Do NOT Stop Writing

Do NOT Stop Writing

There’s usually a part in every workshop that I dread. It’s the ‘Let’s go around the room and share a bit about ourselves’ moment. But, in a welcome twist, when kicking off this 100 Story Studio workshop, Penguin Editors Jane Godwin and Davina Bell asked us to talk about our favourite children’s books instead. Charlotte’s Web by E.B White, The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine...

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Story Holidays Are The Best Holidays

Story Holidays Are The Best Holidays

School holidays are the best. You can eat lunch whenever you want and wear all your favorite t-shirts at the same time. It’s also when 100 Story Building host some seriously fun “workshops”. I say “workshops” like I’m quoting someone else saying “workshops” because they are not your average workshops. You won’t be honing your public speaking skills, knitting tea cosies or...

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Popsicle Sticks & Writing for Children

Popsicle Sticks & Writing for Children

Each month at 100 Story Building we invite an author, editor, publisher or other wordy-expert to run an exclusive one-day writing workshop open to the public. These workshops support our daily and after-school programs for children and young people. On Saturday March 29, publisher Jane Godwin and senior editor Davina Bell from Penguin Books (who are both published authors as well!) will be...

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Writer’s Notebook with Tony Birch

Writer’s Notebook with Tony Birch

Each month at 100 Story Building we invite an author, editor, publisher or other wordy-expert to run an exclusive one-day writing workshop open to the public. Kicking off 2014 is Tony Birch, whose novel Blood was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin award. Tony will take you on a practical exploration of the creative process, helping you to establish a solid base for further writing. This is an...

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Write, Draw, Comic With Us!

Write, Draw, Comic With Us!

From jumping in to a life-size comic frame, to peering down the trapdoor to the 99 levels below, to rounding up various zombie-alien-killer doll characters, we reckon the summer holidays are going to be story-full. Book now for our school holiday writing...

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