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Holiday Writing Workshop

Date Published: 21/11/2022

School holidays are a great time to spend time enjoying your hobbies and improving your skills. For those keen writers out there, international award-winning author and writing coach Brian Falkner has developed a writing course that may interest you!

The course

The internationally acclaimed writing course, for students aged 9-14, shows you how to write stories the way authors do. During the three-day school holiday writing camp, Brian will take you on a journey of fun and discovery, learning how to create, develop and write awesome stories, guiding you every step of the way. By the end of the course, each participant will have written a story from scratch with guidance and one-on-one mentoring from a published author!


Length: 3 days

Times: 9am to 4pm

For ages: 9 – 14 yrs

Meals: Students to provide own meals and snacks

Dates: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 to Thursday, January 19, 2023


Full Course Fee: $260.00

Early-bird Discount: $65.00

Total Fee: $195.00

You can register here to secure your place.

What students have said about the course:

“This camp was a whirlwind of fun and surprises!”

– Annika (15) – Somerset College camp

“I loved everything from meeting new people to learning how to write.”

– Ava (13) – Raroa Intermediate camp

“It made writing easier for me and explained aspects of stories I didn’t really understand.”

– Anna (12) – Southwell School camp

About Brian Falkner

Brian is the founder and developer of Write Like an Author. He is the award-winning author of twenty novels and one anthology of short stories for young people.

Prior to becoming a children’s author, Brian trained as a journalist and then worked as a reporter and an advertising copywriter, a radio announcer and an internet developer. His hobbies include scuba-diving, travel, amateur theatre, photography and rugby.

He lives on the sunny Gold Coast of Australia and regularly presents Write Like an Author camps in Australia, New Zealand and the US.


For more information, check out the flyer. Make sure you book by the 15th of January to receive the early bird discount!

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