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Using eresources from home

9 January 2018 to 8 February 2018
State Library Victoria

Victorian State Library members can enjoy online access to thousands of journals, databases, ebooks, music...

Summer School: Writing for the Education Market

12 January 2018
Writers Victoria
George Ivanoff

Learn how school readers, primary school non-fiction books, chapter books linked to the Australia...

Summer School: The Art of Criticism - Giving and Receiving Feedback

13 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Shivaun Plozza

However, opening one’s writing to the opinions of others is naturally fraught with difficulties – who to...

Summer School: Short Story

14 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Wayne Macauley

What can be achieved, for example, in under 2,000 words that could never be achieved with a novel?

Summer School: Crime

15 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Andrew Nette

Learn the elements of thrilling crime fiction through a combination of teaching and practical exercises....

Online: Digital Fantasy Novel Intensive

15 January 2018
Writers Victoria
C.S. Pacat

This workshop will take you through the key stages of writing a page-turning fantasy, from coming up with...

Summer School: Writing Picture Books

16 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Jane Godwin

Author and publisher Jane Godwin will share with you all she knows about writing and publishing picture...

Summer School: Going Indie - Successful Self-Publishing

17 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Ellie Marney

You will learn:
How to develop a release plan and prep your work for publication.

Dome at dusk: Melbourne’s early water supply

18 January 2018
State Library Victoria
State Library Victoria

In 1857, Melburnians gathered in Carlton Gardens to watch as water flowed into town from the newly...