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Freelancing 101

Date: October 16, 2021

This workshop with freelance writer Ben Brooker is a practical guide to getting started and keeping balance, what to charge, who to pitch to and so much more.

Top Ten Tips with Thomas Keneally

Date: October 19, 2021

In this next installment of Writers SA's Top Ten Tips, hear from prolific veteran of Australian publishing, Tom Keneally, as he shares from an esteemed career spanning 60 years.

Horror Writing with Alan Baxter

Date: October 23, 2021

In this intensive workshop, award-winning author Alan Baxter will break down the conventions and tropes of horror fiction, with a focus on the craft of writing horror.

Going Gonzo with John Safran

Date: October 26, 2021

Join John Safran for a brief look into his career to date in this informative session talking about opinion vs slander, how far is too far, and the fun steps to narrowing down the subjects of your own satirical reporting.

Coffee Table Books with Rojina McDonald

Date: November 6, 2021

A coffee table book can be a cookbook, an almanac, a detailed family tree or a loved one's historical record; join business owner and author Rojina McDonald as she walks you through the process from photography to layout to marketing.

Literary Fiction with Alice Robinson

Date: November 13, 2021

Join award-winning novelist Alice Robinson to explore the craft of literary fiction writing, through reading, discussion and practical writing exercises in this hands-on writing workshop.

Contemporary Criticism

Date: November 23, 2021

Join freelance journalist, critic and editor Walter Marsh (The Guardian, The Adelaide Review, The Saturday Paper, The Monthly, InDaily) for an approachable guide to writing and publishing reviews and criticism, whether you’re passionate about music, film and TV, theatre, literature and art, or anything that makes you want to think and write.

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.

On Demand – Self-publishing 101

Date: December 31, 2021

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, 2021

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.


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.