NYWM: Day 7

The structure of your novel is something that should be considered very carefully because essentially, there is no point in writing a novel if their is no coherent structure. It not only makes for bad reading, but it also creates thousands of loopholes in the plot, making your audience feel underwhelmed and disappointed. One of […]

NYWM: Day 6

It’s time to address a writer’s worst nightmare: writer’s block. Let’s be honest, we’ve all suffered from it before, and unfortunately this condition strikes us at the worst of times, usually when the ideas are flowing and our writing is in tip top shape. Stumbling upon it is like hitting a brick wall: it hurts […]

NYWM Writer Profile: Amelia Dunn

  Name: Amelia Dunn Age: 19 State: Victoria What is your NYWM goal?  I want to be able to spread the word about my unpublished work. I’ve almost completed two different novels and I want to know about the industry. I want people to see my work before it’s out there so they know what I’m about. What […]

NYWM: Day 2

What kind of writer are you? Before each of you embarks on an exciting adventure to achieve your writing goals, this is an essential question that you first need to ask yourself. By establishing what kind of writer you want to become, you pinpoint and specify your writing goals, making your goals and ambitions that […]

NYWM: Day Fifteen

Victorian writers, you have two weeks to get your entry to the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. With $1,000 for each category winner and some excellent judges this is a great opportunity. The competition closes on June 29. Brisbane poetry lovers, tonight Poetry and Burlesque presents Winter Wonderland − 5.30-6.30pm, Brisbane Square Library, Level two. MC Frankie V will […]

NYWM: Day Seven

Well here we are, one week in to National Young Writers’ Month. How is your goal shaping up? Have you been filled with early enthusiasm, or were you distracted by the general pace of life and have left that writing goal lingering on the shelf? Today we’re focusing on ways to keep up motivation after […]

Massive Winter Book Sale

We just had to mention this one. Sleepers Publishing are having a Massive Winter Book Sale. This is your chance to pick up amazing Australian work including back copies of Sleepers Almanac (a must if you’re planning to submit to be published in the Almanac, especially as submissions are open now) and authors including Kalinda […]

Writers Victoria

Yet another opportunity that closes before National Young Writers’ Month even begins. How rude! If you are an emerging writer, you have the chance to get yourself one of three spots at the Glenfern writers’ studio for three months as part of the Glenfern Fellowship. Check out the Writers Victoria site for details. Applications close […]