Diving into the River: Screenwriting in the Digital Age
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Diving into the River: Screenwriting in the Digital Age

Blogger in Residence, Penny Hanley, looks into what you need to know to take the plunge and to get your start at screenwriting. ‘There’s never been a better time to be a writer!’ said screenwriter and creative producer Mike Jones last Friday at Canberra’s National Film and Sound Archive. Opportunities for screenwriters are expanding enormously. He … Continue reading

A Novelist’s Tale: Self-Publishing v. Traditional Publishing
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A Novelist’s Tale: Self-Publishing v. Traditional Publishing

L.J.M. Owen, Queanbeyan cosy crime writer, has (accidentally) performed the ultimate publishing experiment: publishing a novel herself, and then again through a traditional publisher. Read on to find out her conclusions. This article was first published in the ACT Writers Centre’s monthly member magazine, ACTWrite, April 2016. If  you’d like to receive ACTWrite and read more articles like this, become … 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