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Writers SA members receive a discount to all ticketed workshops.

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TV writing with the creator of Bluey

Date: February 25, 2023

Join Bluey creator and screenwriter Joe Brumm to explore screenwriting, the creation process, and how to make an animation series. *Note the date change to Feb 25*

Inside Publicity

Date: March 14, 2023

What does a publicist actually do and how can you, as a writer, help them help you? Join long-time book publicist Brendan Fredericks for this lunchtime talk on all things publicity and book buzz.

Compelling Memoir with Jenny Valentish

Date: March 20, 2023

Join author, journalist and memoirist Jenny Valentish for a deep dive into all things memoir, from structure and characterisation, to ethics and pitching to publishers.

Poetry Studio with Jill Jones

Date: March 22, 2023

Are you a developing poet looking to hone your existing craft, kick start older poems that feel just a little tired, or steer your poetry into new areas? Poet and academic, Jill Jones, will introduce new and old concepts in this three month intensive.

Editing with Cher Tan

Date: March 25, 2023

Editing is part and parcel of writing. Whether this means editing yourself or others, understanding how to edit is one way to learn how to write well, and better. Join Cher Tan to develop your own editing muscles in this online workshop.

Manuscript Incubator with Lee Kofman (by application only)

Date: March 29, 2023

Are you looking for professional support and a strong peer network to turn your finished manuscript into a pitch-ready product for publication? Writers SA’s Manuscript Incubator program will guide you through the process of self-editing and structural rewrites to make your story shine.

On Demand – 1001 Paths to Publication

Date: December 31, 2023

Writers SA presents an on-demand workshop that you can watch in your own time for a short time. Two videos will give an overview of the traditional publishing model in Australia, and overseas, followed by some self-publishing options. You can then download the FAQ's and a spreadsheet with some handy details about which genres are best represented by Australian vs overseas markets.

On Demand – Self-publishing 101

Date: December 31, 2023

Whether you're looking to make a career out of self-publishing or have just one book to publish, but you don't know where to start, this workshop will help you with the knowledge you'll need to bring your manuscript to market.

On Demand – Goal, Motivation, Conflict

Date: December 31, 2023

Writers SA presents an on-demand workshop you can watch in your own time for a short time. Making up the foundation of almost all fast paced fiction is the concept of Goal, Motivation, Conflict, the 'who, what, why and why not'. In this short video, we'll walk you through the steps to see if your story has it.

On Demand – Getting Submission Ready

Date: December 31, 2023

Join Writers SA's Bronwyn Tilley as we navigate what a successful query letter should look like when you're ready to start submitting to publishers and agents so you can create one of your own!

On Demand – Fiction Writing Essentials

Date: December 31, 2023

Writers SA presents an on-demand workshop you can watch in your own time for a short time. We'll analyse what makes a great 3D character, as well as what you need in order to keep your plot exciting and your reader turning the pages.

 

Our city workshop program is presented in partnership with the Adelaide City LibrariesACL members receive a discount off the full price of City Libraries workshops. Contact ACL for a booking code.

Adelaide City Library members receive a discount off the full price of selected Writers SA workshops. Please contact the Adelaide City Libraries to receive a promotional code to use when booking.