In this workshop bestselling crime writer J.P. Pomare (The Last Guests) guides participants through crafting compelling characters and bringing settings to life, through a series of writing exercises and discussion. Join J.P. to explore how setting informs character and how these elements of fiction interact to drive a compelling narrative.

Sydney Writers' Festival sponsors one place per workshop for attendees who may not otherwise be able to participate. Please apply via this online form. Applications close Monday 9 May. Those selected will be notified by email from Tuesday 10 May.