Sun, 17 July|
Better Read Than Dead
Writing Down our Memories Workshop with Walter Mason
Join writer, reader and meditator Walter Mason helps you explore ways of writing memory and how to use these memories to create interesting and inspiring work.
Time & Location
17 July 2022, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
About The Event
In this workshop Walter Mason, author of two travel memoirs, will help you explore ways of writing memory and how to use these memories to create interesting and inspiring work.
Walter Mason is the author of the travel memoirs “Destination Saigon” and “Destination Cambodia” (both published by Allen & Unwin). He is the President of the NSW Dickens Society and a well-known travel writer and speaker.
Walter is also a popular teacher of writing, mindfulness and creativity. As well as leading tours to Vietnam, Walter teaches Cambodian, Vietnamese and Buddhist history. He is a regular lecturer on literary subjects including E. F. Benson, Noel Coward and the travel writer H. V. Morton. Walter has spoken at festivals and conferences around the world and teaches writing and journaling across Australia.
Writing Down Our Memories workshop outline:
- The buried parts of ourselves
- Psychogeography and the emotions
- The song in your mind
- The doorways we peer through
- What am I afraid of finding out about myself?
- Childhood memories spring unbidden
Please bring your journal along, or some pen and paper.