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My Writing Journey. Talk at Carindale Library 13th October 2017

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My thanks to the Carindale Library for giving me the opportunity to speak to this lovely audience about my writing journey. Hope everyone enjoyed the presentation and learned from my mistakes.

My books: Where’s Home Mummy? A Migrant’s Story, Zeus Publications, 2004

Heaven Tempers the Wind. Story of a War Child, Armour Books, 2016

Chocolate Soldier. The Story of a Conchie, Rhiza Press, 2016

 

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Author Talk at Carindale Library

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Author talks
Carindale Library

Meet Hazel Barker
Meet local author, Hazel Barker of the Carindale Writers’ Group, who will be speaking of her debut novel, Chocolate Soldier – The Story of a Conchie.

Chocolate Soldier is based on a true story of faith, courage and perseverance.
Friday 13 October 2-3pm*

*Bookings essential.

Call Carindale Library on
(07) 3407 1490 for more information.
For more events at Carindale Library visit
brisbane.qld.gov.au/libraries or pick up a copy
of What’s On in Libraries.

FREE:  TEA AND BISCUITS WILL BE PROVIDED

I will be speaking of my writing journey. Hope you will learn from my mistakes!

See you there!!!

 

 

 

 

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Rosetta Books, Maleny

Rosetta Books, Malaney

My book Heaven Tempers the Wind. Story of a War Child is on the top shelf. See photo below.  I will be at Rosetta Books, Maleny on Saturday, August 12th from 10 am, to speak to customers and sign books. Hope to see you there!

My memoir has been shortlisted in the CALEB Writers’ Competition of 2017.  The winner will be announced in October.

 

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‘Living Books’ Presentation at Broadbeach Library

‘Living Books’ Presentation. Before the talk.

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Book Signing at Koorong Books, Toowoomba

On Saturday 29th April, I was given a day pass from Greenslopes Hospital to do a Book Signing at Koorong Books, Toowoomba. 

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After the Book Signing, we went to the Golf Club to celebrate my 80th Birthday.

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Greenslopes Hospital

Dear Friends,

Sorry I haven’t been blogging for sometime. I was in hospital for a month with a fractured pelvis. Back home now but having physiotherapy.

Greenslopes

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LIVING BOOKS – HEAVEN TEMPERS THE WIND BY HAZEL BARKER

LIVING BOOKS – HEAVEN TEMPERS THE WIND BY HAZEL BARKER

 

Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 12/05/2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM

Description:

Hazel discusses her early childhood during World War II, contrasting life in British Burma and life under Japanese occupation. Hazel’s memoir ‘Heaven Tempers the Wind’ AND her debut novel ‘Chocolate Soldier. The Story of a Conchie will be available for sale at $20 per copy.
Location: Meeting room A, Broadbeach Library
FREE

 

PLEASE PHONE 5581 1555 TO BOOK A PLACE

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May 8, 2017 · 10:46 pm