Hazel Edwards

“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Not Just a Piece of Cake: Being an Author


 Hazel's memoir is out. Anecdotal, humorous 'slice of life' 'Not Just a Piece of Cake' about the realities of being an author longterm, when you also have a family. Insight into a diverse workstyle behind and beyond  the vintage picture book 'There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake'. Plus the risk-taking which is culturally and artistically necessary.Why being an Antarctic expeditioner or trekking in Nepal is research. Mentoring. Literary speed dating with a character. 100 Hippo memories. Hippocampus where memories are kept.

The busy-ness of longterm creativity including poignant fan mail, collaboration, multi-media with a little family history mystery  and Hazelnuts mentoring. Strategies for aspiring writers. Tackles myths that writing for children is easier or of less significance. Available Booktopia

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Events & Appearances 2017

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

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


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

March 3rd Indian Fundraiser 

March 8th  Doncaster Library  Writing a Non Boring Family History

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts

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