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October 15th, 2019 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

*Please note, this competition has now closed* It’s spring, and time to emerge from the cocoon – lucky for us, there’s plenty to do in Adelaide in October and November. The folks at Woodville Town Hall are holding November Nights, a new music festival featuring seven female artists, celebrating soul, […]

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October 1st, 2019 | Blog, Latest

*This giveaway is now closed* We have a double pass to giveaway to All The Stories, at Nexus Arts on 5 October. The program features Melbourne-based The Letter String Quartet’s work All The Stories, a song cycle collaboratively written by the Quartet’s artistic director Biddy Connor and poet Maria Zajkowski, and […]

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September 24th, 2019 | Blog, Latest | Tags:

*Please note this competition is now closed* JLF Adelaide – from the producers of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival- has just announced its full program as part of OzAsia Festival 2019! A free weekend of talks, panels, readings and performances, JLF Adelaide returns to showcase the most celebrated writers, thinkers […]

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September 24th, 2019 | Blog

  I often see questions on the socials and people at workshops asking about US vs UK English. Learnt vs learned, spelled vs spelt (not the bread) and so on. There’s no right or wrong if it’s in the dictionary as a real word but has alternative spelling options. Then […]

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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

*Please note this competition is now closed* 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 […]

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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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