Writing For Real (Moe)

Writer Demet Divaroren

Demet Divaroren
26 May 2018 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Demet Divaroren
Early, Emerging
Memories are the footprints of our past and hold the answers to our present.

This workshop is an interactive and supportive space that will explore the elements of memoir writing, how to turn memories into stories, finding your story’s shape, voice and purpose and the elements of story that will help bring your memoir to life. This tour is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and presented in association with Latrobe City Council.

You will learn

  • about memoir and the elements that make it work

  • abour memory and how to find your story and its thread

  • how to shape your story

  • the elements of story (the words on the page)

  • the role of point of view and voice


About Demet Divaroren

Demet Divaroren is a Melbourne-based writer, editor and creative writing teacher. Her writing has appeared in Griffith REVIEW, Island magazine, The Age Epicure, The Big Issue and From the Outer. She is the author of ‘award winning novel ‘Living on Hope Street’ (Allen & Unwin, 2017) and the co-editor of the ‘Coming of Age: Growing up Muslim in Australia’ anthology, which was shortlisted for the CBCA’s Book of the Year Award.


Moe Library
1/29 George St
Moe, 3825
Registration fee
Concession Member $ 70.00
Member $ 80.00
Non-Member $ 130.00

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