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 2018

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

( booking & info here)  

July 11th   11am  Mini-launch by Reading Dog of  'Like Me:  Vol1'  Diamond Valley Library.

July 17th (Tues) 12-1.30  RACV Club  " Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' 

July 20th 6pm Sisters in Crime 'Small Towns, Big Secrets, Murderous Intent' Panel MC with 'Celebrant Sleuth' 

July 24th  (Tues) 11-12  VUT Footscray, Nicolson Campus Room T 101 'Not Just a Piece of Cake'  

August 4th 10-1pm Port Phillip Heritage Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop

August 9th   Thurs 10-1pm Mornington Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 18th (Sat) 10-1pm   Prahran Mech Institute Library  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' 

August 27th (Mon)   Berwick Lodge Primary (Author visit & Inservice)

August 31st  Society of Women Writers 'Alice' Awards'  Library at the Dock.

September 1st   10-1pm Yarra Glen Workshop Authorpreneurship

September 3rd  10.50 _12.50  Oakleigh Primary Arts Festival 

October 8th  10 am Brighton Book Club 'Celebrant Sleuth'

October 11th  1-2.30 Parkdale Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop

October 12th  11-12.30  Wheelers Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

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