Launching the ACT Literary Bloggers of the Future 2017 program
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Launching the ACT Literary Bloggers of the Future 2017 program

Today the ACT Writers Centre, in partnership with the National Library of Australia and with support of Sue Terry from Whispering Gums, is launching the ACT Literary Bloggers of the Future program. This program, presented for the first time in 2017, provides an opportunity for two emerging ACT-region writers to attend events at the National … 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

Residency opportunity for eminent Australian writers
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Residency opportunity for eminent Australian writers

What’s this all about? This special, one-off residency opportunity is open to eminent Australian writers working in any form/genre, for example fiction (including young adult), non-fiction, and poetry. In this context, ‘eminent’ is defined as an Australian author with (1) a national reputation, (2) significant publication history, (3) recognised in Australian awards, and (4) reviewed … Continue reading