Writing Character & Place

Tony Birch is one of the finest writers for many reasons – only one of which is for creating characters who stay with you long after you’ve closed the book. From narrating small children to middle-aged men and single mothers, Tony is known for skillfully crafting real people to care and root for.

Learn from one of the masters of contemporary fiction about writing real, breathing, living characters – including place as character. Plus, get the chance to ask him your burning writerly questions.

How to attend this event

This session is part of the National Writers’ Conference, a one-day online gathering of emerging writers on Zoom.

To attend, you can buy a National Writers’ Conference Pass here to enjoy the full day of industry insights.

To ensure the event stays private, ticket holders will be emailed a Zoom link and password on the day of the event. Please check your email (including that pesky junk email folder). Ticket bookings will cease 1 hour before the Conference starts, if not sold out prior.

You can download Zoom for free here.

Saturday 19 June, 11am-12pm AEST

Access this session with a National Writers’ Conference pass 

The Main Stage (Zoom)