Last week was National Reconciliation Week. Carissa Godwin shares how writing can contribute here… As Indigenous Australians, we are often encountering obstacles that can be a little unimaginable for people who have co existed with the rest of their known world without interruption. Being Indigenous, for me, and upon observation […]
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Why is a Boo Always Louder Than a Cheer? Tips for coping with rejection
By Catherine Bauer If revenge is a dish best served cold, perhaps when it comes to rejection, it would be best if the kitchen misplaced your order! A boo is louder than a cheer and rejection, no matter how nicely worded, can feel world ending. Doesn’t matter if it’s the […]
Digital Boot Camp
in partnership with The Walkley Foundation In an Adelaide first, we’re offering an exclusive opportunity to learn from some of the greatest digital innovators from around the country, in partnership with the Walkley Foundation. The Boot Camp will provide an overview plus practical tutorials in the web tools, apps and […]
Top Picks for Adelaide Writers’ Week
Director of Adelaide Writers’ Week, Laura Kroetsch, gave a special presentation to SA Writers Centre members to let us know her top picks for AWW. http://youtu.be/ETRWd2_ENWE
Read as Ferociously As You Can…
We were joined by Laura Kroetsch, Director, Adelaide Writers’ Week today as she regaled us with her hot tips of – as writers – who we should pay particular attention to during this year’s Adelaide Writers’ Week. We were also fortunate enough to have Laura impart some solid wisdom about […]
Getting Discovered – Industry Forum 2014
SA Writers Centre’s industry forum during Adelaide Writers’ Week in 2014. “Getting Discovered” featuring Jeff Sparrow, Jane Novak, Julianne Schultz and chaired by Jennifer Mills.
What I Got Paid for My Writing
By Max Anderson I got paid $1200 and $500. There. I told you. Who paid it? Not telling. But I will say the $1200 payment was for a story published in a highly regarded overseas magazine. And that sounds a lot, right? Well yes and no. For one thing the […]
Comic Books: a different way to tell your story
By Georgina Chadderton Come to Georgina’s workshop here (kids only!) I’ve been writing and drawing comics for almost as long as I can remember and have found comics the perfect medium to help me share the stories I have to tell. ‘Why comics?’ I hear you ask—well, let me […]
Time Out Melbourne Seeks Food Writer
Food & Drink Writer, Time Out Melbourne Are you a gun food writer adept at reviewing restaurants, cafés and pubs? Do you have your finger on the pulse of Melbourne’s dynamic food and drink scene?
Writing Reviews: An Introduction for Teens
By Ben Brooker Everybody has a point of view but it takes more than just an opinion to be able to write a review that other people will want to read. Your job as a reviewer is not just to tell your readers if you thought a book, play or […]
Writing an eSeries
by Raelke Grimmer Serialised fiction was once the way people read fiction, published in instalments in newspapers or magazines. Dickens’ work first appeared in serialised form, with fans anticipating each new instalment of his work. Over the years, serialisation has given way to completed novels, but with the advent of […]
Seeking Readers for Quick and Dirty
Call out for Quick and Dirty performers. Event to be held 30th October 2014. The title is ‘Grave Matters’ and is a collections of readings that explore mortality.
Writing the Pictures in Your Mind
By Cameron Raynes How important is visualisation to the writer? To be able to see, in some small strange way, the characters you have created, the places they live, the things they do? How they hold themselves? How others around them react to what they do?
Writing Art Literary Dinner Photos
7 August 2014
UNLOCKING ART – SALA FESTIVAL DINNER
SA Writers Centre and Wakefield Press will be presenting a stylish dinner that marries the two worlds of art and literature as part of the SALA festival this year. On 7 August, at 7pm guests are invited to join art world aficionados to discuss the importance of literature and how […]