Overcoming Self-Doubt and Procrastination as a Writer

This is a course for writers at any career stage, from early career to established, who struggle with establishing and maintaining a regular writing practice

This interactive workshop will delve deep into the thoughts and feelings that hold us back from achieving our potential as writers, such as:

• self-doubt

• fear of rejection/criticism

• procrastination

• perfectionism

• lack or resilience/staying power

Course Content

This course will provide you with strategies and frameworks for overcoming your behaviours around writing. Understand the beliefs which hold you back from achieving your potential as a writer, and practice with tools which will empower you to continue to build confidence and proactivity on an ongoing basis.

Booking and fee links coming soon

Newcastle Short Story Award judge Annabel Smith

Annabel Smith is the author of The Ark, Whisky Charlie Foxtrot, and A New Map of the Universe, which was shortlisted for the West Australian Premier’s Book Awards. Whisky Charlie Foxtrot, published in the USA as Whiskey & Charlie, has sold in excess of 70,000 copies. In 2012 Annabel was selected by the Australia Council as one of five inaugural recipients of a Creative Australia Fellowship for Emerging Artists, for her interactive digital novel/app The Ark. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Edith Cowan University.