Posted by: Lisa Hill | June 13, 2019

To Turn Your Life Into Fiction – Start at Your Local Library

An excellent write-up of an author event I attended recently with author and writing teacher Mairi Neil…

Up the Creek with a pen ...

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Last night I attended an author event at Sandringham Library with my good friend, Lisa Hill who is a fellow bibliophile, blogger and writer. Well-respected and fiercely independent, please check Lisa’s reviews of any of the books mentioned in this post.

I’m fortunate she keeps me in the loop about local events and on a cold, dark winter night gave me a lift in her comfortable car!

An eminent book reviewer with an award-winning blog, Lisa concentrates on Australian and New Zealand literature but also reviews an impressive range of international writers, including many translations not necessarily widely distributed.

When she heard about this event in Bayside she let me know especially since I taught  Life Stories & Legacies for several years.

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This event showcased three authors discussing how they used events from life in their novels so how apt to have a bust of Australian writer, Alan Marshall…

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  1. Sounds like a great event Lisa. And Mairi has written a very thorough report.

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