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August 14th, 2019 | Blog, Latest

We are thrilled to announce that Melaleuca by Angie Martin has won the inaugural Commercial Fiction Fellowship for First Nation Writers. Angie Martin of the Kooma nation also has Kamilaroi, Welsh, German and English ancestry. She was thrilled to receive the fellowship. ‘I am very happy to be supported in pursuing […]

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August 13th, 2019 | Blog, Latest

A rare opportunity to connect with the living tradition of women’s songlines, as recounted by Yolngu women from far north Australia. Gay’wu Group of Women is the ‘dilly bag women’s group’, a deep collaboration between five Yolngu women and three non-Aboriginal women over a decade. They are all co-authors of Weaving […]

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August 6th, 2019 | Blog, Latest, Resources

As a writer, spreadsheets are your friend. No really. They’re the perfect way keep track of your writing, whether it’s a catalogue of your pitches to literary journals or publications, queries to agents and publishers, or competition submissions. If you’d rather spend your time writing than in Excel, we’re here […]

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July 23rd, 2019 | Blog

First drafts are exactly that. It’s the first time you’re writing all the words down. It’s the first breath you breathe into characters who have either been sitting in your brain for a while or who jumped in late at night when you wanted to go to sleep but couldn’t. […]

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July 16th, 2019 | Blog, Latest

*Please note: this competition is now closed* The charms of the movies are heightened during winter: all that hot buttered popcorn and the warmth of a rainy afternoon spent in a gold-lit theatre. Only thing that could make it even better? Going for free. Thanks to our friends at Palace […]

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July 9th, 2019 | Blog

Here at Writers SA we are very excited to announce a change to our Teen Writers Club for the last half of 2019. Due to popular demand, we’ve introduced a second group! We’ll be now running groups morning and afternoon and have loosely split the ages to help foster closer […]

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July 2nd, 2019 | Blog, Latest

*Please note: this competition is now closed* When the song is over, what remains? Impossible Music is a novel about rediscovering yourself when everything you once took for granted is gone. Music is Simon’s life – which is why he is devastated when a ministroke obliterates his hearing. He resists […]

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June 25th, 2019 | Blog, Latest | Tags:

We’re thrilled to announce the winner of the Writers SA Varuna Fellowship for Young Writers – Poppy Nwosu! We partnered with Varuna the National Writers’ House to give one young South Australian writer a new residency and development fellowship. Poppy will be spending a week in the Blue Mountains, working […]

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June 20th, 2019 | Blog

As creative members contributing to Australian society, writers and authors kind of dance to a different tax tune and whilst those of us who have been doing this for a while know what we can and can’t deduct, there are aspiring writers who might not know the ins and outs.

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June 4th, 2019 | Blog, Latest

*Please note this competition is now closed* Where do you start if you want to reduce the plastic in your life? Especially when most of us are wearing it, eating and drinking from it, sitting on it, walking on it, and maybe even ingesting it. Enter to win a copy of Quitting […]

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