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.

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October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm  Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

October 31st   10 am YABBA AWARDS  Hampton Park Secondary

November 2nd  8-9 pm  Picture Book Chat on Twitter

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

November 17th   Ex HSC lunch

December 1st  10-1pm PRO (Celebration of completed books)

2018

1st Friday in each month  10 am-1pm PROV Mentoring and Finishing Book Length Project

March 8th  Doncaster Library  Writing a Non Boring Family History

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts

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