Richard Newsome

Richard Newsome is an award-winning author of action adventure fiction for Middle Grade readers. His Billionaire series of books, starring the world's youngest billionaire, has been published around the world. Richard also lectures in creative writing at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, and is busy putting the finishing touches to a new three-book series aimed at 7 to 10-year-olds, due for release in early 2019. When he is not writing, he is being harassed by the family cat for more biscuits…so many biscuits.

 

Go Ahead: Persuade Me

An active workshop on persuasive writing: putting rhetoric into action.

 

How To Be a Teenage Billionaire in One Easy Lesson

Learning the tricks of storytelling from the world's youngest billionaire

 

Creating The Fantastic

A blank piece of paper shouldn't be seen as a threat -- it's the front door to creating anything your imagination can conjure. Writing stories, for the nervous writer.

Appearing in:

 

Thursday 19 July

10.30am-11.30am

Go Ahead: Persuade Me

 

12.00pm-12.45pm

How To Be a Teenage Billionaire in One Easy Lesson

 

1.15pm-2.00pm

How To Be a Teenage Billionaire in One Easy Lesson

 

Friday 20 July

9.15am-10.00am

How To Be a Teenage Billionaire in One Easy Lesson

 

10.30am-11.15am

Creating The Fantastic

 

1.15pm-2.15pm

Go Ahead: Persuade Me

 

PO Box 5025  MAROOCHYDORE  BC  QLD  4558