Only a couple of days to go before I fly to Mackay in central Queensland to present three workshops at the Mackay Writers Silver Jubilee Weekend festival.
I’ve been to Mackay several times, and always enjoyed it. The Mackay writers are a great bunch, very warm and friendly, and it will be great to meet up with them again. They chose the topics of my workshops, and I had to smile as one of them came from when I was on a panel entitled “The Science of Lust” at the Science Writers Festival some years ago. So this workshop is called “Getting it on – the Science of Lust”. It sure is going to be interesting 🙂
My other two workshops are on crime writing and short stories, and the whole program offers something for every writer. Other presenters are authors Peter Watt and Simon Higgins and CEO of the Queensland Writers Centre, Kate Eltham.
When I organise WriteFest, the Bundaberg writers festival, I try to get presenters who can offer a diversity of topics so the program will appeal to as many writers as possible, but I really appreciate it when writers let me know what they want to learn about. All suggestions gratefully accepted.