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Notification of Annual General Meeting Dear members, The Writers SA (ABN 40783458265) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 6pm on Thursday 25 May, online via Zoom. Call for Nominations: The Writers SA Board of Management consists of eight members. All current financial members are eligible to nominate for the Board of Management. The […]
Let’s talk about word counts!
You might be asking why I think this is important enough for an entire blog post but in order to manage your own expectations in the world of print publishing, you need to know a little something about word counts. If you’re intending to self-publish, most of the following doesn’t apply to you because you […]
Q&A: Author Bronwyn Tilley
Bronwyn Tilley (writing as Bronwyn Stuart) is a multi-published award-winning author of 19 novels, novellas and short stories in both contemporary and historical romantic fiction, traditionally published and self-published. She is an advocate for fair deals for authors and a font of knowledge about the literary industry both here in Australia and overseas, and is […]
Name our Newsletter Competition
We’re refreshing our weekly e-news, and writers, we need your creativity! Help us name the newsletter and you could win a $100 book voucher prize from Dymocks. The newsletter is sent to our community every week with the latest literary news, events, opportunities and more—this is your chance to get involved and name a key […]
Counter Urban Questions – Reflection
And that’s a wrap! With the end of Counter Urban Questions also comes the end of No Limits: Young Regional Writers. Writers SA and Adelaide Fringe commissioned writers from across regional South Australia for a special and provocative evening of storytelling to answer the questions: what does it mean to live and tell stories from […]
Agony Author March 2023
Welcome to Writers SA’s member-only literary advice column, where our experts respond to your questions about writing, publishing, the literary life and beyond. Got a question? Ask us here. For this installment of Agony Author, Josie Hoffmann asks: “What is the best way to allocate daily writing sessions, and actually stick to the plan!?” Dear […]
Your Guide to Writing Sprints
If you’re looking to get words on the page and develop consistency in your writing practice, or just shake up your usual writing methods, writing sprints may be for you! Here’s a quick guide to getting started and making the most of a sprint, including prompts to get the words flowing. What is a writing […]