Learn about all things speculative fiction – world-building, creating genuine characters, themes, and plots – with an experienced writer and publisher.
Join award-winning author Sarah Krasnostein for this unique writing course all about turning our messy selves into original and credible narrators.
Polish up your writing craft, or help a friend polish up theirs with a gift card for our online workshops!
Join Hannah Kent in this unique online writing course all about researching, writing and developing a work of historical fiction.
Have long or short creative works read and reported on by professional editors.
A unique writing course all about long-form speculative fiction.
Learn all about mastering voice in creative non-fiction.
Learn how to begin and maintain a focused creative writing practice
Learn how to research, write and develop a work of historical fiction
Learn how to research, write and develop a work of memoir
Get your work into the hands of publishers and agents.
Learn how to discover and develop a Young Adult fiction narrative.
Learn how to craft sharp and striking speculative short stories.
Teach your students how to begin and maintain a creative writing practice
Gift vouchers for KYD‘s Online Writers’ Workshops.
Have creative work read and reported on by professional editors
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Kill Your Darlings facilitates writing workshops both in-person around Australia and online. These workshops are ideal for writers who wish to develop their creative practice. The KYD Writers Workshop is coordinated by Rebecca Starford and Hannah Kent, themselves published authors and publishing directors of KYD, with other distinguished authors joining us for guest teaching. Popular courses include So You Want to Write, Character and Plot, and Pathways to Publication.