1 June 2013

NYWM: Day 1

oneWelcome to National Young Writers’ Month! We’re excited to be on day one of our thirty day writing adventure. Each day we’ll be updating the blog with daily writing inspiration, tips, advice, profiles and other magic. If there is anything in particular you’d like to see us feature please drop us a line.

Do you want to be featured as a writer from our community? We’re on the lookout for writers to profile on the blog during June. If you’d like to answer a few quick questions about you and your writing please fill in this form.

Opportunities and Events

Are you in Melbourne? Do you like hearing other young people talk about the ideas that really matter to them? Perhaps 6x6x6 at The Wheeler Centre might inspire you, where Victoria’s leading young thinkers articulate the one single idea that inspires them most… in 6 minutes or less. Join us on Saturday June 8, more details at the Express Media website.

Hologram is a publishing project by Express Media. We will be publishing two novella-length books by Australian writers under 30. The finished books will be released in early 2014. This is an opportunity to publish your first book, complete with an advance and full distribution deal. It doesn’t get much better than that. Check out the Hologram website for details.

A reminder that the Blake Poetry Prize closes on June 14. Only a few weeks to polish and perfect your entry.

Today’s writing quote is presented in the spirit of the NYWM journey, where we encourage you to break down your goals and focus on writing a little bit each day…

A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules – Anthony Trollope

Today’s poll:

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