The write travel tips

Travel writer and freelance journalist Mark Mordue (pictured) will visit Byron in mid-March to unpack the secrets of travel writing in a one-day workshop. He will examine approaches to travel writing and provide a practical overview of the contemporary market.

Mark is an internationally published writer and the winner of a 1992 Human Rights Media Award. His best-selling travel book Dastgah; Diary of a Headtrip is a collection of stories, poems and impressions written during a one-year odyssey that took him through India, Iran, Turkey, France, the United Kingdom and the USA.

Mumbai to Marrakech Writing On The Road will be held on Saturday, March 18, at the Byron Community Centre in Jonson Street from 10am-4pm. The cost is $45 for Northern Rivers Writers Centre members and $60 for non-members. Numbers are limited and early bookings are essential. For bookings and information phone 6685 5115.


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