HNSA 2023 Online Program
Workshop: Making the Research Disappear with Jock Serong
2 July 2023 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
How to integrate good research with great writing in your historical novel.
We’ll look at the many different activities that constitute research, when in the drafting process each of them becomes relevant, and how to work them into the prose so the reader experiences a satisfying balance of history and your story.
3 x 1 hr sessions: research, drafting and integrating.
This workshop will not be recorded.
About Jock Serong
Jock is a novelist, editor and screenwriter. He has published six novels, most recently the Furneaux trilogy of historical novels, the second of which, The Burning Island, won the ARA Historical novel Prize in 2021. Jock has a PhD in Creative Writing from La Trobe University and serves on the board of Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas.