This is a special auction in our fundraiser to raise funds for Buy a Bale. Author Melinda Tognini is offering up to ten hours of mentoring for you or your family or community group. Being interested in the ‘hidden stories’ of our society, Melinda would love to work with you to help you get your story down on paper.
Melinda is also happy to work with young people who are writing fiction.
Here is some information about Melinda and what she is offering.
If you have a story to tell, then make sure you keep following along and bid, bid, bid to win Melinda’s attention!
Melinda’s offer will be on eBay in the THIRD round of auctions, starting 19 October 6pm.
Bio: Melinda Tognini is the author of Many Hearts, One Voice: the story of the War Widows’ Guild, and has been teaching and running workshops for more than 20 years. She is passionate about telling ‘invisible’ stories and empowering others to find their voice.
Why are you excited to mentor? Other than wanting to help our farmers, I love sharing what I’ve learned from listening to people’s stories, and researching community, local history and family history projects.
Genres: family history, community, history, autobiography, biography, general non-fiction.
Length of mentorship: up to 10 hours (reading and mentoring)
Communication: phone, email, Skype, in person
Reply time: by negotiation
Auction reserve: $149
AUTHORS FOR FARMERS is an initiative by Australian author Josephine Moon (www.josephinemoon.com) to band together fellow authors from around the country to help with drought relief fundraising for Australian farmers. All money raised goes to BUY A BALE (registered charity, http://www.buyabale.com.au).
(Please note: Ebay charges fees for using its platform and these will be will be deducted from the total donation amount at the end.)