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

"As a writer, you live more intensively, using participant-observation. You do things, using all senses, knowing you will write about them afterwards."

Hazel's three hints to aspiring writers are: "Write regularly. Persist. And always consider your reader - who are you writing for?"

     

Check the following articles and videos for strategies on how to craft your ideas and words.

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Hazel's Articles on How To Write

Writing for Different Purposes, Diverse Audiences and Getting Published 

Writing History

Different Writing Techniques

Considering the Reader

Autographing at Abbotsleigh Literature Festival with Geoffrey Mc Skimming & the Book Parade

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Videos for Aspiring Writers

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From Seven Steps with thanks 

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Watch Hazel's other videos from LIsa Keskinen 's Channel 31  Writer's Notebook for emerging writers.

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Books and Workshops for Aspiring Writers

          

     Anthologies:  'Trust Me Too',(listed for prestigous international 2013 White Ravens) the sequel to 'Trust Me!' anthology contains diverse genre stories by over 50 Australian writers. Hazel's  satirical 'Tag' story is about  tattoos, graffiti  and copyright. W.I.P.article about writing'Tag' (60.41 KB) is a useful student or teacher resource. Third anthology 'Rich and Rare' , listed for CBCA Awards, includes Hazel's 'Scam' story.

    Hazel offers a range of workshops, tutorials and publications to help aspiring writers. 
    Click through to discover more details. 

    Books & Workshops

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    Useful links -Literary links & professional organisations

    Australian Society Of Authors
    www.asaauthors.org

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    National organisation for authors which provides contract advice, the stylefile showcase for illustrators ( www.thestylefile.com) and professional support. It has suggested fees for author speaking, and information about rights such as ELR and PLR (Educational Lending Rights and Public Lending Right) and CA payments (Copyright Agency Licensing) which are important income sources for writers. Keesing Press has writer relevant titles.

    PO Box 1566 Strawberry Hills NSW 2012 Australia

    Australian Society of Authors

    Suite C1.06 22-36 Mountain St Ultimo NSW 2007 Australia

    T: (02) 9211 1004 | F: (02) 9211 0125 |

    CA- The Australian Copyright Management Company
    www.copyright.com.au

    Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
    www.scbwi.org

    International organisation of authors and illustrators which offers marketing and conferences.

    The Australian Chapter  www.scbwiaustralia.org

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    Useful links - Photographs for Authors

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    Useful links - Publishers of Hazel's Books

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    Useful Links - Other Australian authors and illustrators

    Listed below are other Australian authors and illustrators who write for children, young adults and other genres.

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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)

      2018

      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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