The best fantasy novels keep you immersed until 3am – but how do you write a great one? This practical workshop will take you through the key stages of writing page-turning fantasy. Learn plot and structure techniques, effective pacing and exposition strategies, and how to create powerful worldbuilding and immersion. Join bestselling fantasy novelist C.S. Pacat (Kings Rising: Book Three of the Captive Prince Trilogy) to break down some of the most successful methods used in popular fantasy.

On receipt of booking, we will ask you to confirm any special requirements, including access needs. While not all rooms in Science House are fully accessible, we are committed to ensuring that all participants can attend all workshops.


With thanks to NYU Sydney. 

C.S. Pacat (Australian)

C.S. Pacat

C.S. Pacat is the New York Times and USA-Today best-selling author of Dark Rise, the Captive Prince trilogy, and the GLAAD-nominated graphic novels Fence. Born in Australia and educated at the University of Melbourne, C.S. Pacat has since lived in a number of cities, including Tokyo and Perugia, and currently resides and writes in Melbourne.