Fantastic writing

Writer, school teacher and incorrigible fantasist Melaina Faranda (pictured) will conduct a fantasy writing workshop for 9-13 year-olds on Saturday, November 4.

Duelling with Dragons Fantasy Writing for Children is a workshop which will provide ways to tap into the world of imagination and explore key elements of writing fantasy stories like characterisation, setting and plot.

She wrote The Circle novels an internationally published series of fantasy stories for young readers.

Duelling with Dragons Fantasy Writing for Children will be held at the Byron Bay Beach Resort from 10am-4pm.

Cost for Northern Rivers Writers Centre junior members is $25; non-members $40.

Bookings are essential. Phone 6685 5115 or email

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