Preferred audience: aged fifteen +
Maureen has written twelve character-based novels for young adults, her most popular being Queen Kat, Carmel and St Jude which was made into a television series for the ABC.
The most recent is The Convent, has been reviewed widely and positively. Adolescents and adults alike read her novels.
Maureen’s popular workshop is titled ‘Making it Real’. Using a number of short exercises, workshop participants are encouraged to delve deeper into their own experiences as a source for their writing.
She offers hints on subject, style, storytelling and finding the confidence to express one's own unique inner 'voice'. Participants should come to the workshops prepared to work hard and have fun!