What’s On

Upcoming Events for February 2023

Please note a temporary venue change for

18 February 2023

Mudgeeraba Community Centre, Firth Park, Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba 4213  

Our GCWA meetings include an exciting speaker, and a hands on workshop

Our next GCWA Meeting is on Saturday, 18 February, 2023

Please note a temporary venue change for February 2023 to Mudgeeraba Community Centre, Firth Park, Somerset Dr, Mudgeeraba QLD 4213

Members and visitors are encouraged to arrive 10-15 minutes early to complete the entry process so we can start on time. If you have flu-like symptoms, please stay at home and get better quickly.

Entry prices are: Members: $5.00 (EFTPOS payment preferred, although cash is acceptable)
Visitors: $10.00 (EFTPOS payment preferred, although cash is accepted)

Order of Events from 12pm

  • 12:00 Start
  • 12:05 Introduction
  • 12:15 Speaker: Mark Rosenberg
  • 13:00 Afternoon Tea: Pre-packed refreshments provided or BYO
  • 13:45 Workshop: TBA
  • 15:00 Close

Introducing our speaker for February – Marc Rosenberg

Screenwriter and producer, Marc Rosenberg, will speak about what makes screenwriting a unique form of writing.

An American, Marc Rosenberg has worked in Australia and the U.S. as a screenwriter and film producer for over thirty years. He’s written seven feature films and over 30 hours of television. His film credits include Heatwave with director Phillip Noyce, Raven’s Gate and Dingo with director Rolf de Heer and December Boys, starring Daniel Radcliffe.

Rosenberg has won the prestigious Australian Writers’ Guild Award twice, the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and the U.S. Fade-In Screenwriting Award. Rosenberg has been the Director of Education at two film schools in Sydney and taught screenwriting in the U.S., China and India. He’s written the instructional book, The Screenplay Tree, distributed worldwide, and contributes to the periodical, Film


  • Masters Degree in Creative Arts, Film Adaptation University of Technology, Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts, Government and English, The University of Texas, Austin
  • ‘Writer-in-Residence’ Australian Film, Television and Radio School (Screenwriting).

February workshop hosted by Charmaine Clancy

The different aspects of the Romance genre, and how the theme can be incorporated into various other genres.

CHARMAINE CLANCY is an Australian author and educator. 

Her works include novels for kids and teens, including the best-selling, My Zombie Dog. Charmaine also writes short stories for grown-ups and is published in various anthologies. She’s even won awards for some of her stories.

Charmaine is very passionate about helping students who have struggled with literacy and inspires them to create their own stories they can be proud of. As well as teaching at high school, Charmaine presents holiday writing workshops for children of all ages and hosts the annual Rainforest Writing Retreat for grown-up writers. 

All her books are written with humour and dogs. Life is better with both.

You can find Charmaine at 


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