Hazel Edwards
“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Adventurous Writing With & For Young Blokes 

AIM: Encouraging adventurous males to write and read about local subjects or aspirations.

Suitable for a Library session or for Year 9-12 or as PD for educators.

1 hour period/session  'behind' YA Fact and Fiction covering how to research, writing hints and why it's worth writing.

Covers co-writing travel adventure memoirs,collaborating on fiction and how to use adventurous 'stuff you know'.

Participant observation such as Antarctic expedition for 'Antarctica's Frozen Chosen' or Darwin for 'Outback Ferals'.

Mother & son co-writing of 'Trail Magic:Going Walkabout for 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail' And 'Cycling Solo: Ireland to Istanbul.'

Co-writers on controversial YA fiction 'f2m:the boy within'. 

Also includes non-boring writing techniques.

Autographed, participant copies included.

TALK-Adventurous_Blokes.pdf TALK-Adventurous_Blokes.pdf (1.15 MB)

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Events & Appearances 2017

1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

( booking here) 

June 23rd  1.25 pm Books-in-Homes Role Model, English Language School, Croydon Nth

July 7th  10-1pm PRO

July 12th (Weds) 10-4pm AuthorpreneurshipVic Writers' Centre.   Book here.

August 4th  10-1pm PRO

August 8th  Canberra: Chapman Primary School evening

August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

August 14th   Ashburton Library   1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 18th  Doncaster Library  11-12   Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

September 1st 10-1pm PRO

September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne Authorpreneurship.

September 16th  10-1pm  Yarra Glen L&L Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

September 19th  YABBA

October 6th 10-1pm PRO

October 20/21 (t.b.c.) Colac ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

December 1st  10-1pm PRO

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