Sell-out author coming to town
AUTHOR Melaina Faranda will present free writers’ workshops at Whitsunday libraries next Friday and Saturday.
Ms Faranda has written 35 young adult and children’s books and conducts creative writing workshops and masterclasses throughout Australia.
Her workshop ‘Making it Good Enough to Publish’ 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.
Next week’s workshops will be suitable for both beginners and experienced writers. The first, ‘Unleash Your Creativity’, will be held at the Proserpine Library on Friday, May 15.
This fun, energetic workshop provides a variety of powerful tools, techniques and exercises for writers to unleash their unique creative ability and overcome blocks and limitations.
‘Making It Good Enough to Publish’ will be held at the Cannonvale Library the next day.
This workshop focuses on self-editing techniques to improve writing and refine the story.
benefit from Ms Faranda’s many years of experience working with more than 20 editors.
Her tips will enable writers to take shortcuts, avoid common literary pitfalls and save years of hard work in becoming published.
Bookings are essential and participants are asked to bring pen and paper.