Workshops and Talks

Sarah visits libraries, schools and events around WA.


SESSIONS

MEMOIR

Memoir ~ mine those memories to feed the muse

Memories are a writer’s unique resource. Whether you are writing fact or fiction, these gems can enrich your writing, adding colour, depth and emotion to an otherwise pedestrian piece of work.

Creative writing tutor and author Sarah Evans discusses basic writing techniques and offer tips on how to tackle memoir writing without getting bogged in the details.

The workshop is suitable for both beginners and experienced writers. Bring along pen, paper and plenty of enthusiasm.


CREATIVE WRITING FOR SHORT STORIES AND NOVELS

Sarah’s workshops are lively and fun with students challenged to stretch themselves and engage in on-the-spot hands-on writing exercises.

A seasoned author of many forms and genres of fiction, Sarah shares her story-telling skills and techniques to help beginners and intermediate writers gain the confidence to put pen to paper to create their own stories.


SHORT STORY WRITING WORKSHOP

Once upon a time: Crafting short stories – anyone can do it!

This is a fun and interactive workshop to stimulate the creative juices and unleash the story-teller within. Multi-published author Sarah Evans takes students through the story telling process.


POETRY WORKSHOP

Rhythms and Rhymes: Poetry made easy

Creative writing tutor Sarah Evans introduces a myriad of devices and forms, both traditional and modern, to exercise the poetic muscle.

This is a relaxed, fun workshop for beginners and intermediates.


SONGWRITING WORKSHOP

Singing up a storm!

Song-writing is made easy in this full on, high energy interactive workshop with mother-daughter duo of author Sarah Evans and singer-songwriter Mary Myfanwy.

Ideas are brainstormed and shaped into a song for everyone to sing!

Suitable for children and adults.


AUTHOR TALK

Talk synopsis:

Living the Good Life: Words, Weeds and Wood-Smoke

Author Sarah Evans has spent years attempting to balance her passion for writing with her family’s semi self-sufficient hobby farm and home-schooling lifestyle in the Blackwood Valley. This talk will give some idea of how Sarah has managed to write novels, award-winning short stories, poems and songs alongside raising a brood of children and a menagerie of fur and feather.


RATES

Public appearance fees are set by the Australian Society of Authors.