Online Events

Looking for an online writing workshop, community event, performance or literary showcase?

Upcoming Online Workshops & Events

Sat February 24, 2024

Discover the mechanics and strategies for creating contemporary short stories with author Julie Koh.

Mon February 26, 2024

Often we want to write about truth and lived experience but might shy away from revealing too much to the world about who we truly are or what we went through. How do we decide what to reveal to an audience, and what innovative or original ways might we decide to go about it? Join Alice Pung to explore new ways of integrating fact with fiction (or creative nonfiction) to tell your stories.

Sat March 23, 2024

Buckle up, because Jenny Valentish is going to teach you everything she knows about writing features and freelancing, as someone who’s been a journalist, an editor and sub-editor.

Sun March 24, 2024

Join acclaimed novelist Mirandi Riwoe as we delve into the past to weave facts, events, and people into historical fiction for the modern reader.

Tue April 30, 2024

Are you an aspiring or developing poet looking to come together with other poets to hone your craft, kick start older poems, or steer your poetry into new areas? Poet and author Heather Taylor-Johnson will introduce new and old concepts in this four month intensive.

Tue December 31, 2024

Join writer and editor Lauren Bevilacqua to explore the intricacies of freelance writing in a short, pre-recorded session you can watch any time, anywhere. Whether for supplemental income, a living wage, or the love of the written word, you don’t want to miss this!

Tue December 31, 2024

Are you looking to develop richly complex and diverse characters for your stories but are not sure how to go about it? Join Dr Helen Edwards for a workshop on developing authentic characters using sensitively researched information and drawing from lived experience.

Tue December 31, 2024

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.

Tue December 31, 2024

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.

Tue December 31, 2024

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.

Tue December 31, 2024

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!

Tue December 31, 2024

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.

Not yet a Writers SA member? Join for as little as $60 and unlock a range of benefits!

Members receive: 

  • 30% discount on all workshops and services
  • a free 20-minute consultation with our Director upon sign up
  • advice, information and support in your writing activities
  • career pathway support and opportunities
  • access to a community of writers
  • opportunities to meet industry professionals
  • opportunities for publication and promotion

… and much more!


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