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Writers SA members receive a discount to all ticketed workshops.

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TikTok and BookTok for Writers and Authors

Date: June 5, 2022

Social media is a powerful way to build your author platform, connect with readers, and sell books—this workshop will take you through using TikTok to help build a thriving writing career.

Top Ten Tips from Debut Author Dinuka McKenzie

Date: June 7, 2022

If you’re wondering how to crack the Aussie market, how to get your book noticed in contests, or how the process works when you’re releasing a debut with a large publisher, this author talk is for you!

Craft Clinic: Emotional IQ

Date: June 18, 2022

Harness the power of emotional intelligence to build compelling characters and captivate readers with this hands-on creative session led by Allayne Webster.

The Art of the Personal Essay

Date: June 18, 2022

**Please note the date of this workshop is June 18** Join Dr Lee Kofman to learn about different forms of personal essays, discuss how to find your themes and voice, and look at examples by known writers to learn more about structure.

Genre Hopping

Date: June 26, 2022

Join Dr Damon Young for an exploration of genres: what are they? Why do they matter? And can we bend the 'rules' to create new pieces of work, blending one or two or even three genres?

Work Space: Autumn Edition (online)

Date: July 2, 2022

When writers work together, something magical happens, and Writers SA's Work Space is back in July! Work Space is a digital place to get together with other writers and just write. Over the course of a day, we'll dig deep to hit those word count goals. Whether you're planning to write a novel in a month or get a neglected creative project back on track, this day is designed for you to carve out some hardcore writing time.

On Demand – 1001 Paths to Publication

Date: December 31, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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.