Finding and delivering a convincing voice can make your story, but where does that voice come from? And how can it help you build your world? Exploring the influences of place, history and research, journalist and author Daniel Findlay shares his experiences creating and sustaining a believable voice in the post-apocalyptic wilds of speculative fiction. For those who love unique stories, this workshop provides insights into the nuts and bolts of creating a story that sounds out of the ordinary.

Daniel Findlay (Australian)

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Dan Findlay is a historian by training and a writer for kids by trade. Dan has over ten years' experience editing Australia’s leading youth magazines. He also has over a decade of freelance experience as a writer and photographer for Rolling Stone as well as contributing the odd music story to the Sydney Morning Herald and writing for a wide variety of other pop culture titles. Year of the Orphan is his first novel.