21 More Reasons to Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Alumni Edition
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21 More Reasons to Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Alumni Edition

From new access opportunities to manuscript development to connecting with the publishing industry, there are plenty of reasons to apply for HARDCOPY 2018! But we thought we’d share a few more, this time via our past participants. This year, the program is more accessible than ever with a new First Nations Writers Scholarship, in partnership … Continue reading

10 Reasons You Should Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Industry Edition
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10 Reasons You Should Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Industry Edition

You’ve heard plenty of reasons from us to apply for HARDCOPY 2018—access opportunities, a digital stream, connections with the writing and publishing industry, chats with writers, and more. But just in case you’re not quite convinced, we thought we’d let some of our favourite industry movers and shakers share their experiences with the program. This … Continue reading

HARDCOPY program receives Australia Council funding for 2018-2019
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HARDCOPY program receives Australia Council funding for 2018-2019

Some very exciting news to kick off the new year here at the ACT Writers Centre… The ACT Writers Centre has received two years of funding (2018-2019) for their year-long HARDCOPY program from The Australia Council for the Arts. The Australia Council for the Arts has funded the Centre’s highly regarded program since 2014, but … Continue reading

Day Two: HARDCOPY Intro2Industry 2016
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Day Two: HARDCOPY Intro2Industry 2016

By Serina Huang Day two of HARDCOPY’s Intro2Industry began with a presentation about everything a writer needs to know about social media, delivered by digital marketing and social media consultant—and author—Patrick Lenton. Patrick advised a genuine and minimalist approach of building engagement through a quality website and Facebook author page, rather than devoting oneself slavishly … Continue reading

Q&A with Sam Hawke, 2014 HARDCOPY Alumnus
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Q&A with Sam Hawke, 2014 HARDCOPY Alumnus

HARDCOPY is a unique, national professional development program run by the ACT Writers Centre that helps build the capacities, aptitudes and resources committed Australian writers need in order to reach their potential. In 2014, the program debuted with 30 emerging fiction writers who were enthusiastic about their projects, and embraced the opportunities the program provided. … Continue reading

Q&A with Frances Chapman: 2014 HARDCOPY Alumnus
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Q&A with Frances Chapman: 2014 HARDCOPY Alumnus

HARDCOPY is a unique, national professional development program run by the ACT Writers Centre that helps build the capacities, aptitudes and resources committed Australian writers need in order to reach their potential. In 2014, the program debuted with 30 emerging fiction writers who were enthusiastic about their projects, and embraced the opportunities the program provided. … Continue reading

2015 HARDCOPY development program applications open
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2015 HARDCOPY development program applications open

  What’s this all about? HARDCOPY is a professional development program that builds the capacities, resources and aptitudes committed emerging Australian writers need to reach their potential. By creating an environment that is educative, vigorous and nurturing, HARDCOPY: helps writers develop their projects towards full-length-manuscript status; significantly increases industry knowledge; facilitates relationships between writers and … Continue reading