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Contact Rae for help and guidance with your writing or family history project, manuscript assessment, or editing. Workshops tailored for your group.

The First Five Pages: A one-day intensive Creative Writing Workshop at Narooma School of Arts Studios 'Cottage', Saturday 4 May 2019, $55 incl GST. 9.30am - 4.30 pm. Phone Rae

0417 266 669

or email for bookings or more information.

Rae will be mentoring at the 2019 Writers of the Far South Coast Retreat at Glorious Kianinny 26 - 28 July 2019.

Interested in memoir, autobiography, biography, historical fiction or researching and writing your family history? Rae will be conducting workshops at Riverina libraries during August 2019.

Cootamundra family history workshop Monday 5 August, Gundagai Life Writing Workshop Wednesday 7 August.

If you would like a workshop or consultation at another library in the Riverina during August, email <>.

2017 workshops included 'Memories of Place: Writing from the senses' for Lambing Flat FAW and Orange City Library; 'Creative Writing for the HSC' at Hennessy College Young; 'Writing and Editing Memoir' for the Society of Editors NSW at UTS; and mentor at the Far South Coast Writers Retreat at Tathra.

Feedback from Rae's workshops:

Excellent techniques for triggering creative life writing, memories, etc; info about caution with permissions needed for archival materials from state and commonwealth institutions.

Writing exercises were great so we could get into the zone of writing memoir; hearing all the details that are important to being a memoir writer/editor.

What a great workshop it was today. You gave everyone a voice and responded with great examples to help each individual.

Great tips about writing, great ideas for getting going.

Heaps of information, but most of all the knowledge that I can do it!

It doesn't matter where you start—great list of free sites.