Amy and Veechi discussed Varuna’s opportunities and events for writers, the upcoming Writing NSW Varuna Fellowships, and what it is that makes Varuna such a beloved literary institution.
Joanne discussed the Riverside National Theatre of Parramatta’s program and the vital role the company plays in developing diverse stories for the stage, nurturing new writers and building a community of aspiring and established playwrights.
Brigid discussed her role as editor and how that has been informed by her work across the industry. The conversation also covered her career, publishing trends, and how writers can best prepare their work for submission.
Award-winning author Belinda Murrell shares her insights into the industry after publishing over 35 books.
We spoke with Adam van Rooijen about how to sell your books online ahead of Online: Digital Marketing Seminar for Writers.
Watch the recording of our First Friday Club event with Terri-ann White, in conversation with Senior Programs Officer, Ashley Kalagian Blunt.
“We’re still not seeing enough First Nations stories written by our First Nations peoples; we’re still not getting enough Own Voices stories or intersectional stories in Australian published fiction.”
“I think the biggest is to believe that writing a short story is just like writing a chapter from a novel; nothing could be further from the truth.” Ryan O’Neill gives us insight into writing short stories.
“Let go of the need to tell the reader everything up front. Too much information kills tension.” Pamela Cook gives us insight into creating tension in your writing.