Appearances

Dates for appearances will be added when confirmed.

Any dates given are in UTC +10 (Brisbane, Australia).

 

Meet The Author and Artist at Supanova

Date: 10-12 November 2017

Time: 10am-6pm

Event: Supanova

www.supanova.com.au/events/brisbane-2017/about

Tickets on sale September.

Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Brisbane Queensland 4101

Details: Have your books signed by Avril Sabine and check out Clint Petersen’s latest display and artwork.

 

Bookings

Interested in Avril doing a talk or workshop at your library, school or event? Contact admin(at)avrilsabine(dot)com to discuss the details.

Workshops can cover topics such as developing story ideas, point of view, getting to know your character, research, editing, world building, coming up with ideas, and remaining motivated. Props can also be brought along to workshops or events and Clint, the artist who created many of the props, is available to attend workshops and events too. Avril has been writing since a young child and can cover numerous topics related to writing and being an author. Workshops and talks can be tailored to suit what the students are currently covering in the school curriculum.

Some recent workshops:
  • Developing Story Ideas
  • Working With An Industrial Artist
  • Research Isn’t Only For Nonfiction
  • Getting To Know Your Characters
  • Tracking Time In Stories
  • Writers’ Toolbox
  • World Building
  • More Than The Facts
Some of the props:

  1830s Shop Front

More images of Clint’s work can be found at www.brokengatepublishing.com/rcw.

 

Appearance Fees

See the Australian Society of Authors’ Public Appearances Rates for fees.

www.asauthors.org/findananswer/rates-of-pay

Fees can be reduced for schools in disadvantaged areas and travel costs can be shared between schools in an area if they are interested in coordinating booking dates.

 

Past Appearances

2017

8th-10th September: StoryArts Festival, Ipswich, QLD.

20th-21st July 2017: Voices on the Coast, Sunshine Coast University, Buderim on the Sunshine Coast, QLD.

30th Nov 2016 to 3rd Feb 2017: Art And Book Display, Kawana Library, QLD.

24th February 2017: Romancing the Stars, Immanuel Lutheran College, Buderim on the Sunshine Coast, QLD.

 

2016

20th April 2016: Miriam Vale State School, QLD.

21st April 2016: St Lawrence State School, QLD. (Newsletter)

24th April 2016: Writing Workshop, Thuringowa Library, QLD.

26th April 2016: St Margaret Mary’s College, Townsville, QLD.

6th August 2016: Meet Local Authors, Sunshine Coast Family Expo.

6th October 2016: Workshop, Kawana Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

8th October 2016: Workshop, Maroochydore Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

14th October 2016: Workshop, Maleny Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

25th October 2016: Workshop, Caloundra Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

26th October 2016: Workshop, Beerwah Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

2th November 2016: Workshop, Nambour Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

8th November 2016: Workshop, Coolum Library, Sunshine Coast, QLD.

11-13th November 2015: Book Signing at Supanova, Brisbane, QLD.

 

2015

28th February 2015: Writing Workshop, Coolum, QLD.

28th March 2015: Writing Workshop, Coolum, QLD.

18-19th April 2015: Book Launch and Signing at Supanova, Gold Coast, QLD.

2nd May 2015: Writing Workshop, Coolum, QLD.

7th May 2015: Book Launch and Signing at Gympie Library, QLD.

30th May 2015: Writing Workshop, Coolum, QLD.

10th August 2015: Woolooga State School, QLD.

13th August 2015: Gundiah State School, QLD.

13th August 2015: Bauple State School, QLD.

4th September 2015: Meet The Authors, Living Library, Brisbane Writers Festival, QLD.

27-29th November 2015: Book Signing at Supanova, Brisbane, QLD.