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)  

      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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