Hazel Edwards



“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Speaker Topics: Author Visits to Schools and Libraries

As a visiting author, festival speaker or writer–in-residence, Hazel has been invited  to Australian schools, kindergartens and libraries but also to international communities in China, Indonesia, Nepal and America. Hazel shares her research and writing experiences as a way of inspiring young readers and writers.

      

Literacy and literature are combined in talks, including:

  • the process of creating a book
  • collaborating with an illustrator to create the images
  • rewriting and proofreading
  • where ideas come from
  • writing 'what if' stories for fiction
  • writing factual stories
  • writing articles and plays
  • meeting the book characters
  • story reading session
  • embarrassing moments!

 

        

      Hazel offers a range of Classroom Resources to support an Author Visit. Click through to Teacher Resources to download the resources.

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      Events & Appearances 2018

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

      ( booking & info here)  

      October 30th  10 am  YABBA  Mernda Central College,Breadalbane Ave.

      November 21st  12. OAM Lunch, William Angliss, 550 Little Lonsdale St.

      November 30th  2-3pm  Libraries Change Lives; Whitehorse-Manningham

      December 4th  Dymocks Camberwell  'Ho Ho Ho Hippo' Christmas signing

      December 7th  PROV launch of 'Finish Your Book in a Year'

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