Week 1 Introduction. Students confirm their genres and begin devising The Quarry theme.
Week 2 The Quarry: Theme Finalized. Quarry production issues discussed—editorial team confirmed. Bio notes due/written and workshopped. Student headshots provided/due.
Week 3 Writing Workshop 1 Applied writing exercises in-class & writing workshop
Week 4 Writing Workshop 2 Applied writing exercises in-class & writing workshop
Week 5 Writing Workshop 03 Applied writing exercises in-class & writing workshop Draft Major Creative Work due
Week 6 Writing Workshop 04 Applied writing exercises in-class & writing workshop. Paired activity on workshop drafts.
Week 7 Writing Workshop 05 Applied writing exercises in-class & writing workshop —editorial group representative to workshop for structure, theme and formatting adherence.
Week 8 Industry Practice. Industry Talk 1and career development workshop. We discuss some of the key ‘take-outs’ from our Arts studies - can creativity be taught and taking our learning into our careers. Major Creative Work Due
Week 9 Pathways to Publication. The Quarry Editorial group begin their formal editing of the Major Creative Works at the end of this week. Applied writing exercises in-class.
Week 10 Industry Practice. Industry Talk 2, and Q&A. Pitching Your Work Exercise.
Week 11 Industry Practice. Career Development. MQ. Editorial group report on progress with The Quarry so far. Journal Report due
Week 12 Industry Practice. Industry Talk 3, and Q&A. Editorial group showcases The Quarry: students are asked to proof their final, posted works.
Week 13 The Quarry is LAUNCHED. Celebration. We recap some of the key ‘take-outs’ from our professional guests and The Quarry experience. Student readings from The Quarry.