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Omega Writers Book Fair

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Good news for bookaholics!

The annual Omega Writers Bookfair will take place on Saturday, 14th of March, at the Hills Church, 79 Queens Road, Everton Hills.

I asked a girlfriend from the north side of Brisbane if this event was worth a visit and her reply was "May, I always come away with far too many books". Music to my ears... So who are the Brisbane Omega Writers?

They are a group who love words and use their gifts of communication and storytelling to impact society in world-changing ways. They exist "to educate, support and inspire Australasian Christian writers towards excellence, impacting society with grace and truth. We want our words to change the world".

Courtesy of Omega Writers Group
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This has all the hallmarks of a day full of interesting activities. There will books of all genres on display and you can meet the authors. Some of those sharing their Children's and Young Adult books include Lynne Stringer, Jeannette O'Hagen, N R Eccles-Smith, Kathy Hoopmann, Jenny Woolsey, Adele Jones, Anna Tullemans, and Rhonda Valentine Dixon.

The line-up for memoirs, biographies, history, theology, self-help and inspirational books include authors David Bennett, Annie Hamilton, Ruth Bonetti, Sally Eberhardt, Helen Brown and others. There will also be editors, illustrators, and publishers on site.

Courtesy of author
As the convenor of a Little Library I'm always in need of books.

Entry to this event is FREE, though a gold coin donation would be welcomed. There are two special events on the day which will require payment of an Entrance Fee of $20 each. These are:

Script Writing Workshop
From 10:30am till 11:15 am, Simon Kennedy, the co-creator of the SBS's Safe Harbour, gives practical guidance on how to write scripts for TV, Movies and other platforms.

Panel on Writing Diversity, Disability and Difference.
From 11:30am till 12:15pm join Kathy Hoopmann, Jenny Woolsey, and Adele Jones discuss a topic of growing importance, with a range neurodiversity books available for purchase.

Children haven't been forgotten with stories to hear, a colouring competition and a scavenger hunt.

Doors open at 10am. Looks like I'll be travelling to the north side.

For more information, go here.
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Why? As long as there are books you are always learning something.
When: 10 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Hills Church, 79 Queens Road, Everton Hills
Cost: Free Entry
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