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Author Melaina Faranda will be conducting free writers’ workshops at Whitsunday RegionalLibraries on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th May.
Melaina is the author of 35 Young Adults and Children’s books and conducts creative writingworkshops and masterclasses throughout Australia. Her workshop ‘Making it Good Enough toPublish’ was a sell-out at the 2009 Brisbane Writers Festival and has been a sell-out repeat event in three different states over the past six years.
There will be two workshops on offer suitable for both beginners and experienced writers –‘Unleash Your Creativity’ and ‘Making it Good Enough to Publish’.
‘Unleash your Creativity’ is a fun, energetic workshop that provides a variety of powerful tools,techniques and exercises for writers to unleash their unique creative ability and to overcomeblocks and limitations. Writers will learn techniques to help them discover a more powerful writing voice.
‘Making it Good enough to Publish’ focuses on self-editing techniques that will improve writing and refine the story. The benefit of Melaina’s many years of experience working with over twentyeditors will enable writers to take shortcuts, avoid common literary pitfalls and save years of hardwork in becoming published.
Bookings are essential and participants are asked to bring pen and paper. The followingworkshops will be held:
Workshop 1 - Unleash your CreativityFriday 15th MayProserpine Library –9.00 am – 12.00 pmBowen Library – 1.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Workshop 2 – Making it Good Enough to PublishSaturday 16th MayCannonvale Library –9.00 am – 12.00 pm
To make a booking or for more information please contact:Cannonvale Library: 4946 1366Bowen Library: 4761 3670Proserpine Library: 4945 0275