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Book Launch: Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone

19 December @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come celebrate the release of the final book in local author Lily Malone’s bestselling Chalk Hill series.

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The Data Driven Writer: Express Intro Course including 2020 Writing Planner

4 January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Do you want to write a novel in 2020? join Eryn Leonard for an express session of The Data Driven Writer where you’ll learn how to make yourself accountable, remove barriers and build habits and goals around your writing that will set you up for a successful year of adding to that word count.

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Drawing Workshop with Gabriel Evans

8 January 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm ,

Join author and illustrator, Gabriel Evans in a hands-on creative drawing session as he shares ways to create great characters, perfect for your stories and picture books. 

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Wedges, Wine & Writing

8 January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on 8 January 2020 at 6:00 pm

Connect in a super creative space and smash out that writing project you have been procrastinating about.

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Special Story Ride with Gabriel Evans

9 January 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am ,

For the first time you can join the author and illustrator Gabriel Evans for a Story Ride book in Albany this summer.

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So You Want to Write … Memoir

12 January 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop, you will learn some of the basics of this popular writing genre.

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Writing Picture Books and Novels for Children

13 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 17 January 2020

This fun and practical course with author Dianne Wolfer will help writers of all levels develop ideas into fiction for young readers.

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Writing Picture Books and Novels for Children

14 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 17 January 2020

This fun and practical course with author Dianne Wolfer will help writers of all levels develop ideas into fiction for young readers.

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Cambridge Couch Conversations: Lee Kofman

14 January 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Lee Kofman will be in conversation with Emily Paull as part of the Cambridge Couch Conversations series presented by the Town of Cambridge Library.

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Writing Picture Books and Novels for Children

15 January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 17 January 2020

This fun and practical course with author Dianne Wolfer will help writers of all levels develop ideas into fiction for young readers.

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Latest Notices

Writing NSW Kids & YA Festival 2020: Call for Submissions

Writing NSW is delighted to announce that its Kids & YA Festival to be held at the Writing NSW site in Callan Park, Lilyfieldon on Saturday 27 June 2020, will …

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Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards Open For Entries

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Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman today announced the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards is open for entries. The Awards aim to support, develop and recognise excellence in writing. Nominations …

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UTS 2020 New Writer’s $40k Fellowship

Australian writers are now invited to apply for the 2020 UTS New Writer-in-Residence Fellowship. It is well known that for emerging writers, completing that second or third book is extremely …

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2020 Microflix Writing Awards

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Microflix invites authors to submit microlit texts on the theme of IMAGE for adaptation by filmmakers. They are looking for short prose writing of any genre which reflects on the …

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Receipt Poetry

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Yarra Libraries and Digital Writers’ Festival invite you to add a shot of poetry to receipts, turning Yarra Library borrowing kiosks into a unique publishing platform. Submit a short poem for the chance …

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Blue Mountain Arts Poetry Card Contest

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Blue Mountain Arts has announces its thirty-fifth biannual Poetry Card Contest. Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming. The organisers suggest you write about real emotions and feelings and that you …

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ASA Writer and Illustrator Mentorship Program 2020

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Thanks to a grant from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is able to offer a mentorship program for writers and illustrators, to help develop …

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Voiceworks 118: As If!

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Submit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics and visual art to Voiceworks 118: As If! Writers and artists must be under the age of 25 (that is, 24 and under) at the …

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Invisible Arts: Scrapping of a Dedicated Federal Arts Department

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced last week that there will be a major restructure of the public service, and a reduction in the number of departments from 18 to 14 …

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Adaptable: Turning the Page into Screen

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The 2019 Adaptable Program seeks material for film or television adaptation. Open to writers Australia wide, the contest accepts any genre, fiction or non-fiction, published or unpublished. As part of …

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