Byron Writers Festival is pleased to launch the second seasonal block of its Guided Writing Group with author Sarah Armstrong. Every Wednesday evening for four weeks participants will meet for 1.5 hours of power. Sarah will prompt the group in writing exercises with the simple aim of putting pen to paper. Most of the time will be dedicated to writing with time for feedback from the group on a couple of short pieces each week.
When: Wednesday 12, 19, 26 October and 2 November, 6pm – 7.30pm (final session 6.30pm – 8pm) Where: Byron Writers Festival Office. 2/58 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay NSW 2481 Cost: $140 members/$180 non-members ($35/$45 per session)
Sarah Armstrong has written three adult novels, including Salt Rain which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. Big Magic, published in May of 2022, is her first children’s novel. Sarah is an experienced writing teacher, mentor and manuscript assessor. She teaches creative writing at university, in schools, for writers festivals and on retreats. In a previous life she was a journalist at the ABC where she won a Walkley Award. She’s passionate about giving writers the practical tools to find and tell stories.