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

HARDCOPY Selection Committee Member, Denise Young on Verity La
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HARDCOPY Selection Committee Member, Denise Young on Verity La

Applications are now open for HARDCOPY – an exciting new program the ACT Writers Centre is running where selected emerging writers will have the opportunity to develop their book-length manuscripts, attend masterclasses and workshops, and meet publishing professionals.  Denise Young, one of the members of the  HARDCOPY selection committee, and author of the acclaimed novel The … Continue reading