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Memoir Writing Workshop with Shelley Davidow and Paul Williams

Find out how to turn your lived experiences into a gripping story that others will want to read. Take this deep-dive, hands-on workshop with award-winning authors Paul Williams and Shelley Davidow to learn memoir writing secrets – how less is sometimes more, how dialogue reveals character and moves plot along, and how events from your own life can become a compelling narrative.

  • BYO personal writing tools or device
  • Lunch and morning tea provided (gluten free and vegetarian options available)

Supported by the Sunshine Coast Creative Writing Institute

Event attendees will be required to show ID or a Nambour RSL membership card on entry to the venue.

Location Registration  Date and Time

Nambour RSL
14 Mathew Street, Nambour

Register Sunday 17 July,
9.00am-3.00pm
(8.30am for 9.00am start)

$50 per person. Registration and pre-payment essential.
No refunds unless Sunshine Coast Libraries cancels the event.

View the program and event terms and conditions.

About the presenters

Shelley Davidow is an internationally acclaimed author. She is also an academic, and a trained facilitator conducting workshops throughout the world. Her latest book is Runaways, as well as Shadow Sisters, Whisperings in the Blood and Playing with Words.

Dr Paul Williams is Deputy Head of the School of Business & Creative Industries (Research) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. He has published prize-winning fiction, young adult novels, memoirs, non-fiction, short stories and critical articles. His latest works include Novel Ideas: Writing Innovative Fiction, the best-selling crime thriller Don’t Tell and Writing the Radical Memoir.

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