Calendar of Events

 

2014 

January 13th

10.30 am U3A Writing a Non Boring Family History

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January 14th

10-4pm Writers Victoria: Writing for Children 

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January 18th

10.30-12  Midsumma, Altona Library  'f2m:the boy within' doco

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January 20th

ex H.S.C. Reunion  Malvern.

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January 21st

10-4pm REPEAT  Writers' VictoriaWriting for Children

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February 3rd

11am  Auburn Probus  Non Boring Travel Writing 

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February 16th

Clunes Book Town

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February 22nd

Sydney ASA Directors  9.30 am 

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February 23rd

Darwin:  'Trail Magic' launch at Nightcliff Pool 5pm

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February 24-25th  .

Darwin: Available for media re Trail Magic book

Mon Feb 24th 10 am Casuarina Library  Sharing Picture Books

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March 29th 

10.30 am Moorabbin Toy Library 'Families Sharing Stories' 

East Bentleigh

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May 12th

2pm. Electroboard Chat Online:  Co-Writing Adventures: Trail Magic

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May 15th

12.30   NMIT  Fairfield   Authorpreneurship

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May 24th 

ASA  Melbourne AGM & Launch 'The Adaptable Author'

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June 22nd

Vic GUM  10.15- 1.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History. Mt Waverley

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July 21st

Clayton South Primary  Antarctic Writer on ice  10 am launch of Antarctic Dognapping & Shooting Antarctica (Kindle) 

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July24th

Paint the Town Red 'f2m;the boy within' doco The Dock Library 11.30-1pm

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July26th

7.30 Ferntree Gully: Bengali Snake Village Project

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July 30th

Holmesglen  Industry Overview  Authorpreneurship 9.30--11am

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August:  HISTORY MONTH

August 1st  Ballarat Dolly Parton Imagination Library Reading Project

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Aug 3rd    2pm  Blackburn RSL Book Launch

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August 6th 

Camberwell Dymocks  Edith Cowan; A Quiet Woman of Note

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August 8th  /9th 

Clunes Dinner  7pm  Quiet Heroes 

August 9th

3pm  National Bookshop Day;Kids' Bookshop, Box Hill Sth

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August 11

RACV CLUB Healesville:Writing a Non Boring Family History 10-3pm

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August 19th 

YABBA Ambassador Rosebud Secondary College Trail Magic Launch

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August 22nd 

Shelford Girls Grammar  1.30  Picture Books 

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August 26th

Radio RPH  11.30 am 

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August 27th

Westall Secondary College  9-11 am Trail Magic 

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August 29th

Scotch College Literature Festival

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September 8th

Mt Eliza Primary 11 am  Antarctic Writer on ice

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September 14th

10 am- Victorian Writers Centre: Writing a Non Boring family History

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September 16th

11am Probus Bulleen Baptist  Writing a Non Boring Family History

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October 10th

Ballarat  'Famous Last Words' Panel. 7.30pm

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October 24th & 25th

Friday  2-4pm Bendigo Library Writing a Non Boring Family History 

Sat:  11.30-12.30 In Conversation

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October 28th

10 am YABBA Awards  Hillcrest Christian College. Clyde Nth

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October 29th 

9.30-1pm   Carlton Gardens Storytelling Picnic

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October 31st-November 2nd 

Clunes Children's Booktown Festival

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November 16th 

Witty Women of Science 

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November 22nd

Sydney  A.S.A

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2013

May 4-5th

Clunes Booktown

Sat: 1pm Library Family 'Hippo' author talk

4pm Writing a Non Boring Family History

Sun: 12pm Library Family Author Talk

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May 10th

Sydney ASA AGM and Directors' Meeting 

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May 12th

2pm  Bayside Literary Festival Panel

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May 14th

11am Mentorship

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May 17th

Deakin University Panel; Creative Projects

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May 20th

Guest: ABC regional Drive Time l 'Turn the Page' 

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May 24th

Craigieburn Library 

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June1st

3pm Eltham Library 'Moose is Loose' launch

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June 2nd

1pm Hazelnuts

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June 8th

1-4pm Preston Library Writing a Non Boring Family History

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June 14th

2pm ArtsLaw Panel 140 Williams St

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June 18th

11 am Wantirna South Primary  Mini Launch  Sleuth Astrid

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June 26th 

10 am Skype chat 'Antarctica : Mary Help of Christians 

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June 30th 

2-4 pm Witty Women's Afternoon Tea

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July 4th

11am Ronald McDonald House 'Hospital Hippo reading'

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July 13th

Kailash Studio; filming f2m documentary

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July 23rd 

ASA Christmas in July, 6-8 pm  629 Bourke St

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July 28th

1-3pm Hazelnuts

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August 7th 

4pm Holmesglen Industry Overview "Authorpreneurship'

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August 9th 

Sydney ASA Directors' meeting 

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August 10th

10am Randwick Bowen Library Writing a Non Boring Family History

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August 17th 

1.30-4.30 Carlton Library  Writing a Non Boring Family History workshop

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August 19th

10-2pm Donvale Our Lady of Pines  Author Visit

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August 21st

10-2pm Berwick Fields Primary

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August 25th

10-2 Hurstbridge Library (Wattle Festival)

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August 27th

ASA 50th Dinner, Abbotsford Convent 

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August 28th 

6-8 pm A.S.A. Thesis to Book  R.M.I.T.

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September 4th

Geelong East Tate St School

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September 15th

1-3pm Hazelnuts

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September 20th

1.30-4.30  Hellenic Club, Canberra HAGSOC  Writing a Non Boring Family History 

Lu Rees Collection

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September 29th

AIGS  Blackburn 2pm  Writing a Non Boring Family History

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October 9th &10th

Gippsland Latrobe libraries 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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October 13th

Salon 

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October 17-19th

SYDNEY ASA Congress

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October 31st

Luther College, Plymouth Rd, Croydon 'Antarctic Writer on ice'

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November 1st

Government House OAM

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November 2nd

2.30 Little Book Room  SCBWI Inside Story'  'Fred Hollows'

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November 6th

9.30 YABBA  Awards Haileybury, Brighton.

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November 8th

Sydney ASA Directors

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November 13th

6pm-8pm ASA Panel  e-book publishing Authorpreneurship

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November 15th

11am Cheltenham Gold Club Writing a Non Boring Family History

6.pm Shepparton Out in the Open festival   'f2m;the boy within' screening

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November 16th

10 am Shepparton Library   'Hippo' reading

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November 20th

6pm Little Book Room  Launch of 'Kate' by Kevin Burgemeestre

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November  22nd  

Bendigo College Lit Festival (Ford Street)

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November 28th

11.30 Essendon Primary

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November 30th

7 pm Teaching Solutions dinner

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December  12th

11AM  Dymocks, Camberwell

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2012

January 22nd 

Midsumma Festival (Sun 5-7pm) 'f2m:the boy within' Hares & Hyenas Bookshop,Fitzroy

Truth Dare & Promise: Issues in Youth Literature Panel 

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January 25th

10.30am, 'Antarctic Writer on Ice', Syndal Men's Probus

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February 14th

2012 National Year of Reading Launch State Library,328 Swanston St  9.30 am

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February 18th

2pm Sat, 'Writing a Non Boring Family History', Cornish Association, Oakleigh Baptist Church

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23rd February  

10.30 Deakin Uni Post Grad Assessment Panel, Level 3/550 Bourke St.

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27th February – 4th March 

Featured 2012 National Year of Reading Ambassador

http://www.love2read.org.au/featured-ambassador-week3.cfm

March 3rd 

2.30  Book Launch,  Eltham Library   

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March 19th

2.30 Clayton Library (Victorians Love Libraries Launch) 

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March 22nd, 23rd & 25th

Melbourne Children's Book Festival  SLV

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March 31st

Brisbane ASA AGM

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April 14th

1.30-2.30 pm 'Writing a Non Boring Family History' Mornington Peninsula Family History Society

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April 17th & 24th 

Author visits  Hume Grammar

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April 22nd  

Shelford Anglican Girls School shelford_hippo_event.pdf

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April 26th

10-11 am Victoria Uni St Albans Campus. Industry Overview

6pm CBC Kew Library

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April 28th

7.30 am NZ Webchat with children's creators

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May 3rd/ 4th

3rd   Colac Library 

4th Alan Marshall' I Can Jump Puddles' Festival, Terang

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May 5th 

2pm Clunes Back to Booktown

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May 10-11th

Sydney ASA Directors 

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May 16th 

2-5pm Holmesglen TAFe 'New Media'

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May 17th

2.30 SLV Independent Schools Librarians Conference

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May21st 

6pm Readings , Carlton 'Alien Shore' launch

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May 23 rd 

11am Kingston Libraries: Simultaneous Story telling: & e-books talk

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May 24 th

West Footscray Library: Author Visit  'Prof Fred Hollows' & e-books talk

6.30 Parents' Talk

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June  9th

11.30 am ACMI Fed Square, Little Big Shots (Hippo film) 

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June 14 th

11 am Probus: Stephenson Rd, Waverley:Writing a Non Boring Family History 

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June 20th 

2.30 Brisbane 'Feymouse' Apps Audio Recordings

June 21st

Brisbane: 11am -2.30 pm Authorpreneurship 

6.30-8.30pm Writing a Non Boring Family History

June 22nd

Townsville: 11am- 2.30pm  Authorpreneurship  

6.30-8.30pm Writing a Non Boring Family History

June 23rd

Cairns: 10am- 4.30pm Authorpreneurship  

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June 29th/July 2nd

Sydney, 4th International SCBWI Australia and New Zealand Conference

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July 7th 

2-4 pm Bayside  Youth Lit festival Panel  'f2m:the boy within'

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July 12th 

1-3pm Ivanhoe Public Library 'Writing for Children'  

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July 27th

Scotch College 'Ford Street Publishing' Literary Festival & 'Trust Me Too' launch.

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July23rd

3pm Park Orchards Primary Assembly 'Aussie heroes' 

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July 27th 

Scotch College Ford Street Publishing Literary festival & Trust Me Too launch

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July 29th

Sydney Opera House  'Hippo' short film in Little Big Shots festival with Pocket Bonfire film-makers Q & A 

August 1st

7pm Templestowe VIEW 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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August 10 th

Sydney ASA Directors meeting

6pm Better Read Than Dead, Newtown Launch 'Authorpreneurship'

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August 13 th

10-3pm Lake Macquarie(Charlestown) Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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August 15th/16th 

Abbotsleigh Literary Festival Sydney including:

Aug 15th 8.30-9.30 am Importance of Reading 

Aug 16th 11.45-12.45 Writing a Non Boring Family History

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August 18th 

ASA New members  6-8 pm , Smith St Collingwood.

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August 21st 

7.pm. Moonee Ponds Library:762 Mt Alexander Rd,  Writing a Non Boring Family History

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August 23rd 

Templestowe Heights Primary & parents' session

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August 25th 

Kingston Reading Hour: 10.30 Patterson Lakes Library, Thompson Rd.

1pm Clarinda Library, Viney St.

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August 27th 

Scotch College: 'Antarctic Writer on ice' 

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August 28th 

10.30  Antarctic Writer on ice' Malvern Probus, 163 Wattletree Rd.

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September 1st

11.30-12.15  Using New Media.  Ballarat Writers& Illustrators Festival

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Sept 4th 

10am Ilim Islamic College, Dallas  Adventure Writing and Aussie Heroes

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Sept 11th

10 am Seaford Junior Library, Station St, Seaford. Reading Ambassador.

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September 9th 

1-3pm Hazelnuts 

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September 15th  

Wheelers Centre: Memoirs  2-4pm   Writing a Non Boring Family History

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September 19th 

 9.30 am-10.30  Watsonia Library.Reading Co-ordinators Conference 

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September 21st-22nd  

ACT Library Readers' Festival 

Sat 22nd  1.30 'Non Boring Anecdultery' Canberra Playhouse.

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October 7th

1-3    Hazelnuts 

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October 17th 

Albury NSW Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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October 22nd 

RACV Club Keeping Books Alive Festival : Non Boring Writing/Reading for Blokes.

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October 24th 

Mitchell Shire Children's Services: 10.30 Kilmore Library, 2.15-4.30  Seymour Library

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October 25th

10-12 City Of Casey Children's Week: Straithaird Drive, Narre Warren

1pm Fab 4  Blackburn Sth

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October 26th

11-1pm Society of Women Writers  'Authorpreneurship' Wheelers Centre.

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October 27th 

12-3pm Lionesses Lunch 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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October 29th 

University of WA  e-book web chat

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November 1st 

2.15-3.15  'Authorpreneurship;The Business of Creativity'  Holmesglen Industry Overview.

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November 5th 

11am  Greenwich Bay Ladies Probus Williamstown RSL, Cnr Melb St/ Fergusson St. Writing a Non Boring Family HIstory

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November 7th 

6-9 pm Springwood Library NSW  'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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November 8th

NSW Wentworth Falls Primary Blue Mountains  

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November 9/10th

Sydney ASA Directors Board meeting.

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November 11th

1-3pm Hazelnuts

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November 15th 

7-9 pm Prahran Library (Stonnington 'Untitled Festival'  launch) 

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November 17th

12-2pm  Stonnington Festival Sth Yarra Library. Writing a Non Boring Family History.

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November 18th

4pm  Black Rock Yacht Club  Launch 'Titanic Dog'(Trailer here)  animation

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November 24th

7 pm Teaching Solutions dinner

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November 25th

Santa Fun Run Albert Park Lake 

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November 28th

7.30 Caulfield Psychologists Salon 

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November 30th

10.30-1pm ASA Books Illustrated 

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December 4th

6-8 pm ASA Xmas Party ,420 High St, Prahran

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December 15th

 12. RACV Book Club lunch

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December 26th-Jan 2nd

Tasmania

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