Unlock Your Inner Storyteller

Brimbank Writers Awards Writing Workshops!


Songwriting, short story, children’s writing, poetry, and memoir.

Thinking about entering the 2015 Brimbank Writers Awards but need some storytelling help? Head to one of the Writing Workshops! They'll help you find inspiration and techniques to unlock your inner storyteller.

Workshop sessions are as follows:

Songwriting Workshop with Motley
Learn ideas and techniques to help you write lyrics with musician/songwriter, Motley.

Tuesday 2 June 2015, 5.30-6.30pm
Visy Cares Hub,
Room 2
80B Harvester Road

Short Story Workshop with Robert Skinner
Bring your ideas along to this workshop exploring the art of short story writing with editor of short story magazine , Robert Skinner.

Thursday 4 June, 6.30-7.30pm
Sydenham Library
1 Station Street
Taylors Lakes

Children’s Writing Workshop with 100 Story Building
Create a looping comic using just one piece of paper and a pen. The end is the beginning and the beginning is the end. It’s storytelling, but not as you know it.

Wednesday 10 June, 4-5pm
St Albans Library
71A Alfrieda Street
St Albans

EAL Workshop with Amra Pajalic
Pick up ideas to help you share your story, whether it is biographical, a short story, or poem, with local favourite, Amra Pajalic.

Thursday 11 June, 1.30-2.30pm
AMES St Albans,1
6 Victoria Square,
St Albans

Poetry Workshop and Coffee with Lorraine Marwood
Join Lorraine Marwood over a coffee at The Granary Café to learn a variety of poetic forms, structures and imagery to assist you to create engaging and original poetry.

Saturday 13 June, 2-3pm
The Granary Café,
2 Devonshire Road,

Memoirs: Writing a Non Boring Family History with Hazel Edwards
Learn tips on crafting your family history in a format others will want to read. Participants will receive earlier print editions of Writing a Non Boring Family History.

Friday 19 June, 2-3pm
Deer Park Library
Cnr Neale and Station Roads
Deer Park

All workshop attendees will go into the draw to win a one-year membership to Writers Victoria.

There is no charge to attend the workshops. For bookings visit Brimbank Libraries, phone 9249 4181. or email