Master Class: What If? Imaginations Activated

Fantasy writer, Heather McQuillan, will guide you to explore your creative streak. Ask What If? and discover ways to write the answers.

Purpose: Activate your imagination and learn storytelling techniques to enable you to create strange worlds, fantastic characters and surprising scenarios that are believable. 

Tutor: Heather McQuillan is an experienced writer and teacher. She is author of award-winning books for young people including winner of the Tom Fitzgibbon award in 2005.  Her most recent book Avis and the Promise of Dragons was released at the end of 2019.​ Heather is also known internationally as a writer of very short fiction. Her work has appeared in Best Small Fictions in 2017 and in 2019.

Schools: limited to 5 places per school

Please bring pens/ paper and a device if available.

Free WIFI on site.

Bring lunch/ snacks/ water bottle

All of our Master Classes are fully supervised with Health and Safety information provided.


We are grateful to Creative Communities Waimakariri and Waimakariri Libraries for their support. 

Places are strictly limited.

Venue: Kaiapoi Library

Date:  Friday September 25

Times: 9.15-2.45

For: Young Writers in years 7-10

Cost: $25.00