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Book launch: Blindness For Beginners

26 April 2019
Writers Victoria
Maribel Steel

Come and hear Maribel in conversation with Lyndel Caffrey, Write-ability Project Manager for Writers...

Writing Animals

27 April 2019
Writers Victoria
Laura Jean McKay

In this course we look at ourselves as writing animals and how we can write other animals in a meaningful...

Collage Technique for Writing

28 April 2019
Writers Victoria
Carrie Tiffany

You will learn

Writing for Competitions - Expert Tips

30 April 2019
Writers Victoria
Vikki Petraitis

You will learn
how to structure a short story

The Festival Toolkit

4 May 2019
Writers Victoria
Maryanne Vagg

You will learn:
How to pitch to festival programmers

Plotting and Structure for Beginners: How to Write a Gripping Story (...

4 May 2019
Writers Victoria
Anna George

You will learn:
Key ingredients of compelling story telling

In Conversation with Mackenzi Lee

5 May 2019
Writers Victoria
Mackenzi Lee, CS Pacat

Mackenzi is a multi-award winning author of both YA and non-fiction books, and won audiences over world-...

ONLINE: The Business End: Grant Writing

6 May 2019
Writers Victoria
Amra Pajalic

 In this 90 minute webinar, Amra will share her own successful funding applications and give real life...

Ivanhoe Reading Circle discuss Seeing the Elephant By Portland Jones

7 May 2019
Ivanhoe Reading Circle
Portland Jones

A poignant story of a remarkable relationship between Frank Stevens, an Australian soldier sent to the...