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Life Writing

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+10

275$
Learn to write about your life (or someone else) in an engaging way.

People tell you that you’ve had an interesting life; you should write a book. But where do you start? This workshop will give writers the skills to write a compelling story that will be a great legacy for future generations.

In this workshop we will explore:

  • How to make your writing more engaging
  • How to write about other people
  • What style you should write in
  • What legal issues you need to know
  • How to write about painful memories
  • The difference between memoir and biography
  • Where to start and what to leave out
  • What next?

**LUNCH INCLUDED

Your facilitator:

Les Zig is a novelist, screenwriter, editor, and speaker.

He has three published novels: Just Another Week in Suburbia (Pantera Press 2017), explores the questions of trust, fidelity, and how well you can ever truly know another person; while August Falling (Pantera Press 2018) is a story about unconditional acceptance, reclaiming the past, and finding a way forward.

As ‘Lazaros Zigomanis’, he wrote the YA novel Pride (Busybird Publishing 2017), a story about dreams, coming of age, community, love, and racism. It has been described by best-selling Young Adult author George Ivanoff as ‘an extraordinary book.’

His fourth novel, ‘This’, the story of a 15-year-old dealing with burgeoning neurosis while navigating high school, social pressures, and his overbearing Greek parents, will be published by MidnightSun in 2023.

He’s had four screenplays optioned, and a raft of unproduced screenplays place in over eighty competitions. His stories and articles have also been published extensively.

A lifetime writer, Les has a love of storytelling, and has always wanted to tell stories.

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
275$
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/life-writing-tickets-392875911427

Organiser

Busybird Publishing
Phone:
0394346365
Email:
blaise@busybird.com.au
Website:
www.busybird.com.au

Venue

Busybird Publishing
2/118 Para Road Montmorency 3094 Australia + Google Map
Phone:
(03) 9434 6365