Writing Consultations

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Carol Major: 5 x one hour writing consultations (including reading of ten pages beforehand)

January – March: Dates and times are flexible

These consultations are free for young people aged 16 – 30

Dr Carol Major is an author, teacher and creative communicator. She cares about finding the authenticity and integrity within any narrative. She will be providing one-hour writing consultations after reading ten pages of your work.

About your teacher:

Carol Major is an author, teacher and communicator whose work has encompassed creating the original wildlife segment for Behind the News through to the application of narrative to building design.

Carol holds a Doctorate degree in creative writing from the University of Technology where she has also taught writing, and she has created a boutique consultancy focused on the identity of place within architecture, which has changed thinking on building development. She is an associate of Ink to Screen and Varuna (The National Writer’s House) where she provides manuscript assessment and mentoring services

Carol’s early career was hallmarked by her commitment to communicate technical information to the wider community to allow people to make informed choices. She conceived and produced content for a wide range of inventive print and audiovisual materials for organisations such as the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Foundation, The Addiction Research Foundation and Barrie City Council in Canada. In the latter role she was instrumental in gathering stories that were used to successfully lobby for Ontario’s first provincially funded day care centre meeting the needs of single mothers.

If you are interested in doing a writing consultation with Carol Major, please contact Lis Bastian on 0407 437 553 or email lis@thebigfix.org

To earn a Storytelling Badge you will need to:

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These consultations has been made possible thanks to funding from Blue Mountains City Council’s City of the Arts Trust.

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