Your seven-week circuit-breaking reset to wake you up, re-ignite your curiosity, remind you of your courage, and forge your commitment.
Join Dr Kathryn Heyman on a unique seven-week writing course to ignite your creative spark.
Wherever you are with a creative project – starting out, testing the waters, getting unstuck, returning after a pause, or simply wanting to recapture the joy, Immersion22 will get you into creative flow.
The Immersion22 program is for writers and creatives who want to reignite their creative passion.
For seven weeks you’ll be a member of a group of people committed re-igniting your curiosity, reminding yourself of your courage, and forging your commitment.
Dr Kathryn Heyman will lead you through the techniques she's developed over the last two decades of working with writers at all stages of their creative lives, techniques designed to ignite your own creative vision.
"“Kathryn Heyman is a revelatory teacher. I love her directness, her honesty, her clarity and her humour. There is always laughter, sometimes an epiphany — literally I feel like I’ve heard the slud and slide of pieces/words/stories falling into place. She is brilliant, and each time I have gone away with the confidence to know what to do.” - Miranda Doyle, A Book of Untruths (Faber)
Here's how it works
For seven weeks you’ll meet online every Tuesday from 7.30pm - 9.00pm Sydney time, with your fellow writers. In that dynamic ninety minutes, Kathryn will guide you through reflections, strategies and techniques carefully designed to get you immersed in your creative project.
With structured guidance, you’ll set your intention for the week ahead and check in with the community of writers.
Every single day, for six weeks, you’ll receive a daily lesson with with inspirational tips, proven strategies and approaches as well as a unique writing prompt.
If you're stuck and uncertain in your creative life, Immersion22 will get you back in flow.
Date: The current program is full. The next Immersion program will begin on 1st November 2022.
Classes are held online Tuesday nights 7.30pm - 9.00pm Sydney time
Daily curated writing prompts delivered to your inbox every day for six weeks
A structured daily program with activities, exercises and reflections delivered to your inbox every day for forty-two days, designed to get you back into your creative flow
Seven weeks of exclusive weekly classes to discuss and shape your work and transform your creative life
Exercises and tools developed by Kathryn through her years of experience as an internationally acclaimed author and writing mentor
Guest teaching sessions from award-winning New York Times bestselling author Margo Lanagan
Webinar with a leading literary agent including live Q&A
Flexible learning structure to adapt with your lifestyle
Immersive online program able to join from anywhere in the world
Strategies and techniques which you can use repeatedly in your writing life
A supportive and dynamic writing community
Access to all class recordings, daily writing prompts and zoom links through a password-protected website
About Kathryn Heyman
Dr Kathryn Heyman is the award-winning author of six novels and the acclaimed memoir, Fury. She's also written many radio plays for the BBC and for stage in Australia and the UK.
Kathryn taught creative writing for the University of Oxford and was the Writing Fellow for the University of Glasgow and Royal Literary Writing Fellow for Westminster College, Oxford. Kathryn is the director of the Australian Writers Mentoring Program and has coached many writers from idea to publication.
"The structure of Curious Incident owes a great deal to Kathryn Heyman, with whom I was teaching a course.... she was talking to the students about narrative structure... and as she spoke, the heaven's opened, angels sang..." - Mark Haddon, author of Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Cost: $1200 exc GST