Tag: Writer

So, you’re considering entering a writing competition.

Member Blog by Christine Betts It’s a bit nerve wracking. You make a cup of tea and sit down (with a biscuit!) to read through therules and regulations on the competition website. It’s a bit overwhelming! So many rules! Why can’t I just write… Continue Reading “So, you’re considering entering a writing competition.”

Eight harsh lessons I learned AFTER I published my debut novel, Search for the Holy Whale

Guest blog by Selena Jane Why eight? Why not? It’s my favourite number! Many writers speak about the process of writing and publishing, and I’ll no doubt get to that in a later blog, but today I thought I’d share with you the top… Continue Reading “Eight harsh lessons I learned AFTER I published my debut novel, Search for the Holy Whale”

Ask An Editor Anything

We recently hosted a fabulous interactive workshop at the Gold Coast Writers’ Association in collaboration with a panel of experienced editors, Kerri Yarsley, Beverley Streater, Jacqx Melilli, and Gail Tagarro. The following are questions from our audience of members and guests, and answered by… Continue Reading “Ask An Editor Anything”

Getting your work out there!

Group of writers

Guest Blog by Judy Wollin If you are writing anything other than a private diary, you will need readers to give you feedback. Getting your work in front of selected readers before it is in the public arena will help it be the strongest… Continue Reading “Getting your work out there!”

The book you write will change the world

Writing A Book Isn’t Easy As the saying goes, “If it was easy, everyone would do it,” and when we start making friends with other writers it feels like everyone is doing it. Just finding the time to sit with our thoughts long enough to… Continue Reading “The book you write will change the world”