Hazel Edwards



“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Chopper Rescue: Stories & activities for mentoring and guided writing

  

Title: "Chopper Rescue: Stories & activities for mentoring & guided writing

ISBN:978-1-921454-86-8

Editor & Contributor : Hazel Edwards 

Can be bought directly from Five Senses Publishing 

 

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Because they are brief, short stories are back in fashion. But writing well takes time and skill. Within this collection is a range of adventurous subjects, formats, lengths, styles and types of humour, which are great for modelling.  

'Such a shortage of writing mentors, this book is an excellent substitute to recommend.'   Rural teacher with gifted program.

"Good basis of a term's writing and reading.' ESL tutor

  • Anthology of 13 very different stories
  • Level: Years 4-8
  • Writing Tips from the authors
  • Stories chosen to demonstrate techniques such as viewpoint, graphics, fact, faction & fiction, period or future settings, dialogue and film adaptations.
  • Each author tells 'Where did the idea come from?'
  • Story snapshots for quick previews
  • Author bios: Well known and new writers.
  • Mentoring suggestions
  • Further activities.
  • Story features chart linking to National Assessment Program Guidelines

 

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Events & Appearances 2018

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

( booking & info here)  

July 11th   11am  Mini-launch by Reading Dog of  'Like Me:  Vol1'  Diamond Valley Library.

July 17th (Tues) 12-1.30  RACV Club  " Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' 

July 20th 6pm Sisters in Crime 'Small Towns, Big Secrets, Murderous Intent' Panel MC with 'Celebrant Sleuth' 

July 24th  (Tues) 11-12  VUT Footscray, Nicolson Campus Room T 101 'Not Just a Piece of Cake'  

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'

August 18th (Sat) 10-1pm   Prahran Mech Institute Library  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' 

August 27th (Mon)   Berwick Lodge Primary (Author visit & Inservice)

August 31st  Society of Women Writers 'Alice' Awards'  Library at the Dock.

September 1st   10-1pm Yarra Glen Workshop Authorpreneurship

September 3rd  10.50 _12.50  Oakleigh Primary Arts Festival 

October 8th  10 am Brighton Book Club 'Celebrant Sleuth'

October 11th  1-2.30 Parkdale Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop

October 12th  11-12.30  Wheelers Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

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