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Our city workshop program is presented in partnership with the Adelaide City Libraries.  ACL 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.

Build Your Author Profile

Date: August 14, 2021

Social media, author websites and marketing. It’s more important than ever for writers to think about our online presence – even before you've been published – in order to be discovered by publishers, agents, readers and fellow writers. Join literary sector leader Kate Larsen to find out what options are available to use online, how to use different websites and platforms to your best advantage, and how to balance your writing time alongside the time you need to spend building your brand as a writer.

The Author-Editor Relationship

Date: August 21, 2021

In this compact, informative session with experienced freelance editor Sumudu Narayana, we'll walk you through the role of an editor and their relationship to an author. We'll discuss the different levels of editing a manuscript needs and what an editor's purpose is — as well as what it isn't.

Film Adaptation for Authors

Date: September 7, 2021

Join owner/director of Adelaide production company Closer Productions, Rebecca Summerton, for an invaluable session on the process of bringing a book to life on screen.

Writing Essays with Maria Tumarkin

Date: September 18, 2021

Essays are a unique literary form with a particularly high tolerance for paradox and complexity – one of the many reasons to love them. The essay’s drama is that of a writer’s mind at work – thinking in real time, making unexpected connections, changing, doubting, entering unchartered waters.

On Demand - 1001 Paths to Publication

Date: December 31, 2021

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.