Come down and celebrate the Eyre Writers Week Opening Ceremony. It will be followed by a special guest speaker in the form of internationally acclaimed author Garry Disher

FREE

Join internationally renowned Australian crime writer Garry Disher for a relaxed talk about his career and writing followed by a question and answer session.

FREE

The journey of capturing the stories of inspiring people from Outback Australia who survive through humour and resilience.

FREE

There is more to crime fiction than meets the eye and this workshop is intended to help both new and experienced fiction writers find their way into writing crime stories and novels.

$40

Come and meet Garry Disher, Christine Williams, Evan McHugh and learn about their experiences as authors. Entry is by gold coin donation.

FREE

Enjoy the launch of autobiography ‘Flying and other Doctoring – 46 years in outback and rural Australia” and anthology “Potshots and snapshots of things that mould us”.

FREE

Come and learn from an expert about considerations and expectations when you move your novel or ideas through into a script for film.

FREE

Does a good fantasy novel capture your imagination? Are you drawn into the fantasy world, intrigued by the creatures and the conflict as a reader or a writer? Have you ever wondered how the fantasy world came to be or how the weird and wonderful creatures birthed in the author’s mind?
If so then this workshop with Dionie McNair, author of the Abrasaxon’s Daughter YA series and writing as Emily Tyler author of the Thrones of Annaticcia series, and The Dykarin Prophecies series, is for you.

$40

Does magic and brave new worlds inhabited by heroic humans and weird and wonderful creatures battling evil or completing a quest to save the world hold your imagination? Have you ever wondered how the fantasy world came to be or how the weird and wonderful creatures birthed in the author’s mind?
If so then this workshop with Dionie McNair, author of the Abrasaxon’s Daughter, YA series and writing as Emily Tyler author of the Thrones of Annaticcia series, and The Dykarin Prophecies series, is for you.
NOTE: Materials for the exercises will be supplied and each participant will go away with a goodie bag.
On request illustrations of your creature can be done by Dionie on her return home and posted to you.

AGES 10 – 16 – Participants provided with bottle of water and piece of fruit.

$40

Where do you live? Where have you lived? Are there places you’ve visited or would like to explore? Maybe you’ve researched somewhere that interests you?
Setting in a work of fiction is like the background of a painting; it’s the backdrop against which the action is set. Join Irish Australian author, Esther Campion, in this two-hour workshop where she will share her insights and techniques used in her debut novel, Leaving Ocean Road, which takes the reader from small-town coastal Australia to Greece and Ireland. Whether you’re looking for tips to advance your Work In Progress or would just like to hear how a published author goes about writing place, come and join this interactive workshop.

$40

In this relaxed and fun workshop you'll learn tips and tricks on writing powerful new poems and on how to edit and publish your work. Be inspired to write drafts for new poems and explore various poetic forms and techniques. Learn about markets for your poetry and other exciting opportunities for poets.

This workshop is for anyone who writes poetry, whether published or unpublished, and for anyone who would like to try writing poetry.

The workshop includes:

•    Finding ideas and doing short writing exercises

•    Poetic language - making words work for you

•    Pruning and polishing

•    Exploring different types of poems from rhymed to free verse

•    Submitting to publishers and competitions.

 

 

$40.00

Come and enjoy a panel discussion from three authors prestigious in their field. Gold coin donation appreciated.

FREE

A celebration is being held of the life of famous local Australian poet,musician and artist~ Tom Black. It includes poetry readings of his work. The Cellar Folk Club members to are going to play Black songs. There will be both Memorabilia and Devonshire tea for sale.
Running in background – will be a Pictorial Tour of Tom Black’s Landscapes.

Come and celebrate the life and works of a truly talented local artist.

$5

Come and visit the community fridge, share or swap a book or simply relax and enjoy the view. Brought to you by Eyre Writers and Beyond Bank.

FREE

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