Write Here, Write Now

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A portrait of Angela Savage
05 April 2019 - 11:30 to 1:00 PM
Angela Savage
This 1.5-hour members-only ‘taster’ workshop is designed to help you turn your dream of being a writer into reality. Author and Writers Victoria Director Angela Savage will help you to identify your motivation to write and the obstacles that stand in your way. You will discuss practical ideas and strategies for organising your life in order to free up your time and energy to write. We’ll discuss the creative process and how to find a way of writing that works for you, looking at a range of tools and strategies that may help you make a start.

‘Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.’ – Gustave Flaubert

Please note: this event is free for members. You can join or renew your membership by visiting our website or by calling the office between 10am and 4pm on 03 9094 7855

You will learn: 

  • How to take your writing seriously
  • Identifying obstacles to writing
  • Lifehacks* for writers
  • The creative process: finding what works for you
  • Hot tips and advice from those in the know

* Lifehack: a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one's time and daily activities in a more efficient way.


About Angela Savage

Angela always wanted to be a writer, but figured she needed to live an interesting life first in order to have something worth writing about. She spent most of the 1990s living and working on HIV projects in Southeast Asia, before returning to Australia, where she alternated between writing fiction and working in the community sector. Her debut novel, 'Behind the Night Bazaar', won the 2004 Victorian Premier's Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, and she won the 2011 Scarlet Stiletto Award for short fiction. Her new novel, Mother of Pearl, will be out from Transit Lounge in 2019. Angela holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Monash University, giving her the Bond villain-like title of Doctor Savage. 

Writers Victoria
176 Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Phone: 03 90947840
Registration fee
Members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 25.00

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