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Memoir in a Year: Protecting Yourself

28 April 2018
Writers Victoria
Spiri Tsintziras

Explore coping techniques in the writing of memoir and how to maintain objectivity in a subjective medium...

Building Your Novel's Spine: Structure for Speculative Fiction

29 April 2018
Writers Victoria
Alison Goodman

Learn how to manipulate classic storytelling to create an exciting and riveting narrative, with a focus on...

Q&A Day

7 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Writers Victoria

Ask a Publisher

8 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Terri-ann White and Michelle Madden

The two amazing publishers are:
Terri-ann White, Director of UWA Publishing since 2006

Wine, Women and Words: Josephine Wilson

9 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Josephine Wilson and Sian Prior

Josephine's novel 'Extinctions', which explores ageing, grief, loss, and community, won the 2017 Miles...

Online: Storytelling for Social Change (webinar)

15 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Roselina Press

You will learn
to develop your story ideas and craft engaging narratives

Online: Learning from the best – using mentor texts (webinar)

16 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Sarah Mayor Cox

Mentor texts are exemplars of some aspect, element or device of writing that you may be trying to wrangle...

REIMAGINE! New Ways With Literature: CBCA Vic State Conference

19 May 2018
Childrens Book Council of Australia
Morris Gleitzman, Boori Monty Pryor, Auntie Fay...

We are excited to announce that the next CBCA Vic State Conference will be held on 19th May 2018 at Deakin...

Screenwriting Bootcamp

19 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Chelsea Cassio

Over two intensive workshop days, take a detailed look at structure, character development, story beats,...