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)  

April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts

April 27th  Society of Women Writers 

April 30th (Mon 10-1pm) Cranbourne East , 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

May 9th  10.30-  Brimbank Early Childhood Educators; Sunshine.

May 18th  Ex PRO group.

May 22nd Sackville Grange, Kew  2-3 pm 'Celebrant Sleuth' 

June 7th Adelaide: Early Childhood Educators' conference 

July 20th   Sisters in Crime:  Small Town Crime Panel

August:History Month

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'

September 1st  Yarra Glen Workshop Authorpreneurship

October 11th  Parkdale Library Writing workshop

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