This seminar will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.
Lunchtime Bites sessions are free for members, but places are limited. Please book quickly.
You will learn:
- the social model of disability
- About own voices and ways to tell your story
- about writing disabled characters with respect and understanding
- how to avoid common traps, stereotypes, and cliches when writing disabled characters and stories that examine disability
About Lyndel Caffrey
Lyndel Caffrey is a Melbourne writer, mentor and creative writing teacher. Lyndel has been published by Southerly, Poetrix, Vignette Press and newmatilda.com among others. Her novella Glad featured in Griffith Review38. She’s working on two novels and a local history: The Christmas Box, set in 1930s Melbourne, The Gun Club set in Brighton in 1914, and Kooloonong: The Land and Its People, a history of the Mallee Soldier Settlement. Lyndel works for Writers Victoria as Writeability Program Manager.
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