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present tense .6 ‘short excitement and violent morning’: A life in the...

23 October 2018
present tense
Sophie Cunningham

RMIT Adjunct Professor and writer Sophie Cunningham explores the pleasures and intrigues of the literary...

Life Writing

23 October 2018
Blaise van Hecke

If you writing your memoir, family or community history but don't know where to start, this course is

Murray Mallee Writers: Masterclass - Elements of Storytelling

27 October 2018
Writers Victoria
Cate Kennedy

In this fun and engaging three-hour workshop, Cate will cover ways to create compelling characters, devise...

Publishing Options

31 October 2018
Blaise van Hecke

Have you dreamed of being a published author but don’t know how?

Start Writing on Any Project

1 November 2018
Writers Victoria
Writers Victoria

Reading for Writers: Lucy Treloar on Marilynne Robinson

7 November 2018
Writers Victoria
Lucy Treloar

Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and Lucille, orphans growing up in the desolate town of Fingerbone,...

State of the (Writing) Nation: Annual Oration

8 November 2018
Writers Victoria
Tony Birch

The oration will be given by a prominent Australian writer and reflect on different aspects of Australian...

Being a Bilingual Writer

10 November 2018
Writers Victoria
Gabriella Muñoz

Join Digital Writer in Residence Gabriella Muñoz to discuss, in a supportive environment, being a...

Murray Mallee Writers: Workshop 4 - Heroes Villains and Lovable Rogues

11 November 2018
Writers Victoria
Lyndel Caffrey

In this workshop on character and dialogue, we’ll examine how the words and actions of protagonists,...