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Prue Mason has judged the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry competition and knows what makes a great poem. In this hands-on workshop, using bubbles and leaves, she helps young students understand poetry and learn how to play with words to create their own poems.
In this talk, Prue shares the story behind her novels Camel Rider and Destination Abudai came to be written. Prue Mason lived in the Middle East for over twelve years and speaks some Arabic. She has also travelled extensively through the Gulf region that includes United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Yemen. She is […]
Everyone loves listening to a scary story. Prue Mason reads one of her own scary stories as she explains all the elements of story telling and the essential ingredients for writing scary stuff. This is an interactive workshop where the students don’t need a pen or paper. The story is broken into three parts: Beginning, […]
Every good story needs characters and half the fun of writing is making characters come to life. With a series of cool exercises that involves wearing different hats Prue Mason shows students how to create their own original characters. Worksheets written by Prue are provided which contain a well-structured set of questions to help the […]