Speaker

Speaker

Deborah has delivered academic papers at numerous conferences and spoken at gatherings of writers, including the Great Writing Conference in London, 2016. She recently presented a research paper at the biannual conference of ASLEC-ANZ, ‘Grounding Story’. Her paper explores the ways that groundwater is expressed in climate fiction.

She is a confident keynote speaker on a wide range of topics, including finding the right voice for your story, expressing emotion in fiction, finding artistic balance in creative non-fiction, to name a few.

She runs workshops and seminars for emerging writers, building writers’ skills and confidence.

She has been a long time member of Writers Victoria and has participated in several short courses on short fiction, novel writing and memoir.