Hazel Edwards



“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Speaker Topics: Writing a Non Boring Family History

Every family has secrets. And the extraordinary ‘ordinary’ stories deserve to be told. Researching and finding the best way to tell these stories can be a fascinating journey and the chance to create a valuable resource for your descendants.

But how do you create an account that is memorable, engaging and not boring?

   

Hazel's Non-Boring Family History Workshop covers topics including

  • Researching and Interviewing Skills
  • How to organise your material
  • Structuring a Book 
  • Making it interesting for the reader
  • Formatting and Publishing Options
  • Handling Family Secrets
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • How to write using all senses and perspectives
  • Launching and Marketing possibilities

Suitable for all who wish to improve their writing skills as well as for those contemplating or struggling with a book length project such as a family history, corporate history or autobiography/memoirs. Also suitable for those writing family history stories and anecdotes for younger children in their families.

The workshop is based on Hazel’s book Writing a Non Boring Family History. also available as an e-book.

Can also be a 1 hour lunchtime talk.

The Public Records Office (Vic) offers Hazel's year long  'Complete Your Book in a Year' and in 2020, some Skype sessions may be available for interstaters. Cotact Hazel for details.

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Contact and Bookings

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

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    Events & Appearances 2020

    1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Masterclass: Complete Your Book in a Year.

    2020 ( booking & info here)  

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    2020  *ALL POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC

    APRIL

    April 3rd  PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' (Postponed)

    April 18th  SCBWI   The Dock Library (Postponed)

    MAY

    May 1st  PROV  'Complete Your Book in a Year' (Postponed)

    May 30th  Rosanna Library 1-4 pm  (postponed)

    JUNE

    June 5th  PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'

    20/21st  Willy Festival  20/20 (Postponed)

    JULY

    July 3rd PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' 

    AUGUST

    August 7th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' 

    Book Week: Larrikin Puppets Musical of 'Hijabi Girl: Brisbane

    25th Tues(Malvern) and 28th Fri (Point Cook)POSTPONED

    SEPTEMBER

    Sept 4th PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year' 

    OCTOBER

    Oct 2nd  PROV 'Complete Your Book in a Year'

    NOVEMBER

    Nov 6th  PROV  'Complete Your Book in a Year'

    DECEMBER

    Dec 4th PROV Mini Book launch


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