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On Writing and Risk: Maxine Beneba Clarke on the State of the (Writing)...

17 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Maxine Beneba Clarke

On attempting to find a publisher for her 2014 short fiction collection Foreign Soil,  in rejection...

Truth speaking, decolonising and First Nations languages with Kirli...

17 October 2019
Express Media
Kirli Saunders, Melody Paloma

This week proud Gunai woman, and international children’s author, poet, and emerging playwright Kirli...

Writing Creative Non-Fiction Essays

19 October 2019
Kill Your Darlings
Sophie Cunningham

Join award-winning writer Sophie Cunningham in this unique writing course all about crafting compelling...

Developing Your Picture Book

19 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Maxine Beneba Clarke

You will learn:
 How to use simple, evocative language that appeals to young children

Australian Short Story Festival: In Conversation with Tony Birch and Cate...

20 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Tony Birch, Cate Kennedy

About Tony Birch

Mornington Peninsula & Frankston Writers & Book Festival 2019:...

20 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Emma Viskic, Tania Chandler, Mark Brandi, Andrew...

Information and tickets via Mornington Peninsula & Frankston Writers & Books Festival website

Instagram for Writers

20 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Kasi Collins and Melissa Kayser

You will learn:
The dos and don’ts of Instagram posts, profiles and hashtags.

Screenwriting for Authors

20 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Dave Cartel

You will learn:
Some of the main differences between novels and screenplays.

Cooking up a Synopsis

26 October 2019
Writers Victoria
Laurel Cohn

You will learn: