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So You Want To Write? A full-day KYD writers' workshop

2 February 2019
Kill Your Darlings
Rebecca Starford

This day-long workshop is designed for those who wish to write seriously, but may be having difficulties...

A sensational Melbourne novel with Lucy Sussex

12 February 2019
City of Melbourne Libraries
Lucy Sussex

Before Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, there was Fergus Hume’s The mystery of a hansom cab—the...

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

1 March 2019
Catherine Deveny
Catherine Deveny

Our FOURTH Retreat!

IPEd National Editors Conference

8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019
Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd)

Susan Butler, lexicographer and former Macquarie Dictionary editor, is the first announced keynote speaker...

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

21 June 2019
Catherine Deveny
Catherine Deveny

Our FIFTH Retreat!

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

23 November 2019
Catherine Deveny
Catherine Deveny

TWO full days of boot camp writing with solo blocks, prompt exercises and other creative therapy.