Hazel Edwards



“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Non Boring Travel Writing

No more boring ‘Let me show you’ shows! Learn how to capture your travel experiences into engaging accounts that people want to read!

Suitable for all travellers who want to record their experiences for family, friends or commercial purposes.

   

Hazel's Non-Boring Travel Writing Workshop explores topics such as

  • Using anecdotes - how to research, write, record and verify on the move
  • Titles that entice.
  • Structuring your material for books, articles and blogs
  • How to write using subjective or objective viewpoints 
  • Creating a sense of place with words
  • Researching and interviewing Skills
  • Image selection and captions
  • Idea gathering and controversial research 
  • Unusual angles on common destinations
  • Controlling tone and humour
  • Dual use of material - for different audiences
  • Round up Articles
  • Use-by Dates Is it current affair or vintage history?

Non Boring Travel Writing

The workshop is based on the  e-book ‘Non Boring Travel Writing’ which contains further activities.

The revised,digital edition of 'Non Boring Travel Writing' is distributed by Port Campbell Press 

Can also be a one hour lunchtime talk.

Reviews:

Good_Reads.pdf  5 stars

Lots of tips and exercises...chances of getting published (and paid!)

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Contact and Bookings

Book Hazel for a Non Boring Travel Writing Presentation or check out the Calendar of Events to see upcoming workshops.

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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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