Melissa Gijsbers runs a regular group for young writers at Monash Library.

For details of Virtual Writers Groups, click here.

She is available to speak at schools, libraries, and writers groups. Some of the workshops she has delivered in the past are below. If there is a topic not listed here that you would be interested in, just ask:

  • Writing Flash Fiction - tips for writing short fiction between 500 - 1000 words
  • What If...? - writing fractured fairy tales
  • Writing Realistic Fiction - tips for writing contemporary or historical fiction in a realistic setting
  • Writing books as letters
  • Using Writing Prompts - tips for different ways to use writing prompts, includes some creative prompts for people to try
  • Simple Financial Record Keeping for Authors - basics of bookkeeping and record keeping to help authors keep track of their fianances

To contact Melissa about workshops or school visits, please use the contact form below.

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About Melissa

Melissa Gijsbers started writing when she was in High School during the 1990s, even winning some awards for a short story and a script. For many years, life got in the way of creative writing, however she did start blogging around 2006.

She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her two sons and a pet blue tongue lizard.

Melissa Gijsbers, Author, Speaker & Booklover
Melissa Gijsbers - Author, Speaker & Booklover
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