Upcoming Workshops


Write that novel you always wanted to.


Do you aspire to write a best-selling novel? Want help getting your story into publishable shape? Need assistance conveying what you see in your mind on the page? This acclaimed 39-week course helps writers of all levels develop the techniques and skills needed to do just that and more.

During each writing exercise-led session, award-winning author A. R. Levett guides you through developing  different aspects of your story, such as the conflict, characters, theme, setting, symbols, plot, scenes, and writing skills. By the end of the course, you will have thoroughly developed your novel and be well on your way to completing it.


Thursdays during Term time from 10.00am-1.00pm
Term 1: 4 Feb - 1 Apr 2021
Term 2: 22 Apr - 1 Jul 2021

Term 3: 22 Jul - 23 Sept 2021
Term 4: 14 Oct - 9 Dec 2021


Online via Zoom
Details provided upon booking (see below).

Length: 39x 3-hour classes (full course only)

Cost: Single classes: $30 each
Terms 1 & 4 (9 classes each): $252 each (save $18!)
Term 2 (11 classes): $308 (save $22!)

Term 3 (10 classes): $280 (Save $20!)

Full Course (all 39 classes): $1,070 (Save $100!)
+ booking fees

Bookings & Enquiries: andrew@thestorymentor.com.au

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Having problems developing your vision for your story?


Need some guidance on how to shape your manuscript into the best it can be?

The Story Mentor offers 5 services to help you better understand your story and point you in the right direction:

Story Mentoring

Manuscript Assessments

Substantive Editing

Copy Editing

Proof Reading


Have an epic vision for your story but need to learn how to write it?


Want to brush up on your storytelling knowledge and skills?


Just want to find some time and space to write your story?

The Story Mentor offers a wide range of workshops and courses that provide you with the skills to hone your craft and create your vision. 


"For any struggling wanna-be author like myself, a person of The Story Mentor's experience and skill set is definitely the way forwards."

— Tom,

Substantive Editing client

"The Story Mentor provided very helpful advice and suggestions on my poetry, and I would thoroughly recommend his services."

— Anonymous
Manuscript Assessment client

"The Story Mentor tackled the content in a concise and considerate manner and is very encouraging towards participants’ questions and insights. Highly recommended."

— Scott Patrick Mitchell,
Charting the Hero's Journey participant

"The Story Mentor is one of those annoying people who has a gift from the Gods. His unique presentation skills allow him to connect with his audience while still presenting factual information. It's a rare skill."

— Jon Walker,
Charting the Hero's Journey participant


The Story Mentor is A. R. Levett B.A., B.Cmm.(Hons), an award-winning, emerging Perth, WA author. For a decade, he has studied the craft of creative writing and helped budding writers hone their skills and turn their ideas into engaging stories with his Story Mentoring services. He has taught at Edith Cowan University and presented workshops for the WA writing community. He is passionate about storytelling and helping authors bring out the best in their stories.

To contact The Story Mentor for any of his services, please fill out the contact form below or email him at andrew@thestorymentor.com.au

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