Program Timetable

Now that all of our presenters are confirmed here is the program timetable. If you haven’t already filled out your booking form you can read more information on the presenters and their workshops on the WriteFest website.


8.30-9.00am                   Registration. Coffee and tea for attendees.

9.00-9.05am                   Introduction and housekeeping from Sandy Curtis                     Welcome by Cr Judy Peters of the Bundaberg Regional Council

9.10-9.15am                      BWC President Dianne Wills

9.15-9.20am                     WriteFest sponsor Dean Anderson of Sunbrix Australia

9.20am-11.45am           Workshops (includes morning tea break)

Marianne de Pierres – Stranger in a Strange World – Writing SciFi and Fantasy

Kaz Delaney – Riding the Wave of YA Success – fangs optional

Dr John Clarke – Inside the Criminal Mind

Meg Vann – The Amplified Author

11.45am-12.15pm         Panel discussion

12.15-1.15pm                    Lunch

1.15-3.45pm                      Workshops (includes afternoon tea breaks)

Marianne Delacourt – Nothing Sweet About Me – Writing Crime

Kerri Lane – Writing for the Education Market

Dr John Clarke – What Makes Us Who We Are?

Lisa Blainey-Lewin – Show me the Money – How to Market Yourself and Your Work Professionally

3.45-4.15pm                     Question and answer time for the panel