*PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED ONLINE DUE TO THE CURRENT LOCKDOWNS*
Writers' Workshop presented by Geelong Regional Libraries
This workshop is designed to bring your characters to life, give your story depth and create characters that will take readers on a memorable journey.
Participants will learn
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Author Talk - A Seniors Festival Event
Feel like travelling but just don't know how or when in these difficult COVID times? Join us to learn more!
Far North Queensland to Western Australia by Rail
Freelance travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook contributor Tim Richards decides to shake up his life by taking an epic rail journey across Australia.
Tuesday, 5 October 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Suffragette meets The Greatest Showman in this story of passion and courage, as a young feminist fights against the rules of society to find her place in the world.
New York, 1897. The richest city in the world.
From Fifth Avenue mansions to Lower East Side tenements and the carnivals of Coney Island, The Eighth Wonder explores the brilliance and brutality of one of the world’s most progressive eras and celebrates the visionaries who dare to rebel.
Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Join Narrelle M Harris and Lucy Sussex in conversation about The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology (Clan Destine Press).
Sherlock Holmes, the character created by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is now arguably the world’s most famous fictional detective.
Thursday, 28 October 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre
How a Simple Box Moved Plants and Changed the World
Join the 2021 Winner of the 2021 of the State Library of NSW's General History Prize
In this generous and carefully written account, Luke Keogh brings a curator’s eye to produce a detailed history of one object—but it’s so much more than that.
Luke is the Curator at the National Wool Museum in Geelong.
Thursday, 11 November 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Discussing the highly anticipated new historical adventure from the bestselling author of The Champagne War.
This new historical novel is as lush as it is tense and adventuresome. It’s the fish out of water tale as a young woman from a sleepy railway hamlet in the north of Yorkshire is drawn into intrigue and becomes responsible for protecting lives and a nation as she meets the right person at the wrong time. Set in 1930s Britain and Germany.
Thursday, 11 November 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
David will be appearing with special guest Facilitator Charles Firth to discuss Girt Nation, The Unauthorised History of Australia Volume 3.
David Hunt tramples the tall poppies of the past in charting Australia’s transformation from aspiration to nation – an epic tale of charlatans and costermongers, of bush bards and bushier beards, of workers and women who weren’t going to take it anymore.
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm