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Dongara Writing Workshops


Denison House, Port Denison

22nd & 23rd October 2016


Memoir Writing and Publishing

9am to 12 noon Satruday

Writing a Novel

1pm to 4pm Saturday

Writing the Very Short Story

9am to 12 noon - Sunday

Poetry Workshop

1pm to 4pm Sunday


Cost per workshop is $35 for members - $40 for non-members


To book your place, contact the Society of Women Writers WA at

swwofwa@gmail.com or telephone 0415 840 031.


contact Maria Bonar



Writing Your Life Story

Saturday 12 November 2016
Venue: Citiplace Community Centre
Perth Railway Station Concourse, opposite top of Platform 9.


Life Writing

9.30am - 12md

Helen Iles, award winning author and poet; editor and publisher, invites you to this Life Writing workshop where you will learn how to structure and focus your writing to engage and interest the reader. Capture the poignant, the memorable, the historic and the truly unique aspects of your life story or memoir. Helen will also outline a variety of ways you can set up your book and publish it economically.

Publishing Your Life Story & Photo Restoration

1pm - 3.30pm

Bring your 'Life Writing Project' to this session if you are unsure of how to progress towards publishing or are simply stuck in the development phase. Helen Iles, editor of Linellen Press, a local publisher of memoirs and life stories, will answer your questions and view your project in this interactive session. During the second half of this workshop, she will teach you how to enhance and restore old photographs.


Men and women are encouraged to attend. Morning and afternoon tea provided.


Cost $20 per workshop.

For bookings, contact the Society of Women Writers WA at


or telephone 0415 840 031