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Voiceworks Submissions Open

Submission and Pitch Deadline: June 24 for edition #90: Copy/Paste (Spring 2012) “You pick it up and put it down. You pull faces for the wind to shift into someone you may have known. You tell a friend, who tells a friend, who tells his dog. His dog howls, and the pattern is a snowflake. You […]

Flash Fiction

In order to celebrate National Young Writers’ Month, Twitch, the youth arm of the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre, are hosting a spoken word competition based around the theme of ‘Flash Fiction’. The details: you’ve got three minutes to read out some lyrics, a short story, poetry, slam poetry or anything in between, as long as it’s […]

NYWM: Day Four

Here’s one for the Queensland creatives. Visible Ink youth space is hosting a free tax help workshop with two accountants who specialise in the arts sector tonight. Check out their website for more details. For those of you in Melbourne who may be interested in a career in sports media, news media or media production […]

NYWM: Travelling Story – Sophie Clark

Today’s contribution to the NYWM Travelling Story will be written by Sophie Clark. Sophie Clark (20, Hobart TAS) is currently studying Journalism and English at the University of Tasmania. In her spare time she enjoys writing short stories and watching too many movies.

Pelican Magazine Writers’ Meeting – Edition #5

The theme for the next edition of the University of Western Australia’s sauciest (and singular) student newspaper is Bacchanalia! This is what editor Josh Chiat has to say about the upcoming meeting on Thursday: Back in the old days the devotees of Bacchus (the wine god in Greco-Roman mythology) used to feast, drink and enjoy […]

NYWM: Day Three

Sunday Session – take a day off writing and find some inspiration to recharge your creative battery. Listening to writers talk about their craft or the books that have excited them recently can be a great way to take yourself out of your own writing rut. Why not listen to these Radio National sessions from […]

NYWM: Travelling Story – Andrea Hamblin

Today’s contribution to the NYWM Travelling Story will be written by Andrea Hamblin. Andrea Hamblin began writing stories as a creative and slightly strange kid and has now made writing her living, as a journalist and columnist. When she’s not devouring news or writing it she’s enjoying her seaside home or cuddling up with a cup […]

7th Annual Sydney Youth Writing Competition for Primary School Students

Enter your story, poem, play, script or free choice and you could win great prizes such as short courses at NIDA and The Writing Workshop, ATYP, books from Scholastic and Cambridge University Press, book vouchers from Ariel Books, kites from Kite Magic, and more. This year the signature words are key, face and cloud. Your entry must include at […]

NYWM: Day Two

Saturday Share – Each Saturday we’ll have a guest sharing their latest read(s). Today is Lefa Singleton Norton, Creative Producer at Express Media. Lately I’ve been reading a great deal of young adult fiction, and I’ve just finished the second book from Veronica Roth, Insurgent. I’ve only just read the first book in the series, […]

NYWM: Travelling Story – Caitlin Henderson

Today’s contribution to the NYWM Travelling Story will be written by Caitlin Henderson. Caitlin Henderson (22, Melton VIC) has a passion for knowing about absolutely everything in the world ever, and then goes about inventing new worlds with all the best bits in them. Currently, Caitlin is studying Screenwriting at RMIT and writes because she’s […]