Writing On Our Calendar / April 2020
We might be staying at home this month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t engage with some fantastic literary discussions! Pull out your laptop and support writers with some of these great virtual events. This list is updated periodically so you can keep up to date with what’s happening in our (digital) literary communities.
Writers On Writing / Elizabeth Cowell Talks Fiction Feedback
Elizabeth Cowell is a freelance editor and publishing consultant with over ten years’ experience working with major Australian publishers. She discussed the editing process and the importance of writers’ groups with us recently. What is your role in the development of a manuscript? As an editor you must have to be very diplomatic at […]
Writers On Writing / Question of the Month: So, I’ve Written 80,000 Words. Now What?
You may have thought all the hard work was over: goodbye to those nights slaving over plot lines and tweaking dialogue, farewell to those days building up to penning the final page, the final paragraph, the final sentence. Once it’s done, it’s done, right? Well… not really. Now comes the searching for a publisher, the […]
Writers On Writing / Secrets Revealed! Inside a Writers’ Group
Penny Morrison runs the writers’ group Picture This, which meets regularly at the Centre. We asked Penny to share her writers’ group experience: Writing is a social occupation. Or it can be, if you’re part of a critique group like mine. It’s true that writing does involve some amount of sitting alone at my computer, […]