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Writing Fridays at Maleny Library

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by May Mafinda (subscribe)
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Writing Fridays at Maleny Library
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The Queensland Writers Centre is hosting a series of Writing Fridays at Maleny Library. These are free morning to afternoon sessions of focused writing using the Pomodoro Technique on:

Friday 12th April
Friday 10th May
Friday 14th June
Friday 12th July


The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method used to increase productivity developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The word 'pomodoro' is Italian for 'tomato' which refers to the tomato-shaped timer Cirillo used as a university student to study. The technique uses a timer to breakdown work into 25 minute intervals or pomodoros without interruption with a 5 minute break in between.

The Writing Fridays schedule is as follows:

9am: Maleny Library opens.

Session 1: 9:15-9:40
Break 5 mins

Session 2: 9:45-10:10
Break 5 mins

Session 3: 10:15-10:40

Coffee break

Session 4: 10:55-11:20
Break 5 mins

Session 5: 11:25-11:50
Break 5 mins

Session 6: 11:55-12:20

Finish.

This event is hosted by The Queensland Writers Centre a not-for-profit membership organisation that supports, celebrates and showcases QLD writers and writing in all its forms.

Maleny Library is located in the centre of Maleny on Coral St off Maple St. Library parking is available. Register free to attend here.

Happy writing everyone!

Information in this article cited/sourced from:
QWC website, ''Our library events''
Wikipedia, ''Pomodoro Technique''
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Why? To practice writing and increase writing productivity in a supportive environment
When: 9am-12:30pm Fri 12th April, Fri 10th May, Fri 14th June, Fri 12th July
Phone: 07) 3842-9922 or email: admin@qldwriters.org.au
Where: Maleny Library- 5 Coral St, Maleny 4552, QLD
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Nothing like having a bit of pressure, May!
by Elaine (score: 3|6178) 23 days ago
Hi May,

This sounds great! Thanks for writing about it.
by Jeanm (score: 1|11) 13 days ago
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