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Many writers understand writing a manuscript requires determination. You want to share your ideas with the world, but not many young writers know what to do with their manuscript upon completion. You can place your thoughts on pen and paper, but how can you convert that draft into a print or e-book?  After all, a…

When Visual Meets Text Post Image

Films and books tell the same thing to their audience – stories. Books tell their stories by creating an imaginative world inside the reader’s mind, letting them see the colours and experiences as they flip through each page. By contrast, films show their audience what to feel by visually spoiling the audience. These storytelling differences…

Cooking up a Synopsis Featured Post Image

Ingredients : 1 novel 1 writer 1 notepad Assortment of coloured pens (adjust to individual taste) Laptop with a Backspace button 1 cup of Chamomile Tea Optional: 1 paper shredder machine Internet Steps: 1. Preheat the keyboard by typing the events of your story. What is the primary plot arc that you want your readers…

Writing YR Way Blog Post Featured Image

“If I waited for perfection… I would never write a word.” —Margaret Atwood You finally got a hit of inspiration. After hours of brainstorming and countless post-it-notes, you finally came up with the perfect scenario for your inspiring characters. You write a few lines but find your mind is not in the right place. You…

Inspiration Lacking

As writers, one of the biggest problems we can face is a lack inspiration… So you’ve set a goal to up your writing game in 2019 and (finally) finish that manuscript you started this time last year. Or maybe you’ve decided it’s time to take your writing hobby more seriously and turn it into a…

Mary Garden‘s biography, Sundowner of the Skies: the story of Oscar Garden, the forgotten aviator will be published in June, 2019 by New Holland Publishers in Australia and New Zealand.

Peter Mitchell‘s second poetry collection, Conspiracy of Skin, was published by Ginninderra Press in 2018.

Lynne Lumsden Green has had the short story, Getting into a Flap accepted by Specul8 Publishing. The anthology, Hoards of the Great Fire Wyrms, will appear in June 2019.

This year the Sunshine Writer’s Retreat has an amazing mix of presenters and activities aimed at inspiring and educating authors from all genres and at all stages of their writing career. In this incredible writers retreat experience, you’ll enjoy 3.5 days in the gorgeous Sunshine Coast hinterland where you’ll learn from some of Australia’s foremost…

Be Inspired to Find Your Story! Learn how to write your memoir, family history, autobiography or biography. Attend masterclasses with a stellar line-up of expert, award-winning authors, family history researchers and publishing industry professionals on the gorgeous Sunshine Coast. The specially designed program covers key elements of researching, planning and writing your own story. Multiple…

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