589 incl. GST 8 Weeks
Tailored payment plans available.
Opening Dates:

Thursday 1st of August 2024

Times Offered:

6:30pm – 9:30pm


So you’ve been inspired to write your own story for the screen, the stage or just for you. You’ve come out swinging with iconic characters and moments, and you *know* that this is a winner. You just have to start. So why is it 2am, and you’re still staring at a blank screen?

The hardest part of being a writer is the writing. And if you’re at the beginning of your practice, it can feel impossible. But, there is a writer in you ready to tackle the task.

A great way to kick start your ideas hiding in your Notes app and your Moleskines, THE WRITER IN ME will demystify the writing process, help you move your first thoughts to a first draft, and culminate in a pitch session and discussion with your fellow writers.


About Steve Pirie:
Steve Pirie is a writer, theatre maker and youth arts worker currently based in Meanjin / Brisbane. A graduate of the University of Southern Queensland, his first play, Escape From the Breakup Forest, has since been published by Playlab following state wide seasons, and in 2014, Steve’s work 3 O’Clock, Flagpole was selected for development as part of the Lab Rats initiative. In 2017, he was an independent artist with Queensland Theatre where he developed his work, Return to the Dirt as part of his residency, which was presented at La Boite’s HWY Festival in 2018. Steve has been a participant in Playlab’s Alpha Processing program and was a 2019 Artist in Residence with La Boite Theatre Company.

In 2020, Steve was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award for his works Motive (co-written with Emily Burton), City Hearts Loves You and Return to the Dirt. Steve is the 2020-21 winner of the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award. Steve has also been a sessional tutor at the Griffith Conservatorium and is currently an Associate Artist with Queensland Theatre.

Steve’s production credits include various creative positions with The Good Room, Australian Theatre for Young People, Imaginary Theatre Co, Brisbane Powerhouse, Artsworx, Queensland Theatre, La Boite Theatre Company, The Young Company in Cairns, Vena Cava Productions and the Festival of Australian Student Theatre.


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Terms + Conditions

We strive to make high quality content and training accessible for all artists.

Imperfect Creatives offer tailored payment plans for every creative.

Imperfect Creatives’ facilitators and artists are working professionals and classes may need to be rescheduled due to other work. You will receive as much notice as we’re able to give.

A 10% deposit is required to be paid before the start date of a course to secure your spot. We do not offer refunds or credits on deposits paid.

Cancellations are accepted up to 72 hours before the start date of a course. You will receive a credit of the fees paid to be used towards future classes. If cancellations are made within 72 hours before the start date of a course, you will be required to pay the course in full and will not be credited.

In the event of missing classes, we cannot reimburse fees paid, but will endeavor to find a replacement if it suits. Please note: this may not always be possible.

Our payment plans are tailored to each person. If you fail to attend classes, these payments will still need to be paid in full. If you are struggling financially, please email accounts@imperfectcreatives.com to adjust your payment plan.

Overdue invoices will incur a 1.5% fee per day overdue. If reasonably communicated, we can extend due dates and remove fees