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Queensland Writers Centre


Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

South Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4101

Jumpstart Your Writing

If you’re having trouble finding inspiration, or struggling to bring your story together, this course is for you! Get ready for four weeks of immersive writing and workshops, designed to jumpstart your writing. The course includes exercises aimed at strengthening construction, plot, setting, theme, point of view, dialogue, conflict and character, and a supportive 4 week course environment.

This is a workshop for beginner, emerging and intermediate writers. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.

Thursday 6.00pm-8.00pm 24 January

Thursday 6.00pm-8.00pm 31 January

Thursday 6.00pm-8.00pm 7 February

Thursday 6.00pm-8.00pm 14 February

KM Steele

About KM Steele

K. M. Steele is an award-winning author with a PhD in English Literature and Creative Writing (Macquarie University). Her debut novel, Return to Tamarlin, was published in 2017, and her work has been published in Colloquy, Australian Book Review, Australian ejournal of Theology, Transnational Literature, Antipodes, Living Now, Ripples and Skive.


C – 4 Week Course

C – Craft 

1 – Beginners and above


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Unless otherwise stated, Queensland Writers Centre workshops and events are suitable for participants aged 16 years and over. If you are under 18 years of age, please check with us for suitability before purchasing a ticket. 

Membership will be confirmed on arrival, in the event it isn’t current, membership will need to be arranged.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Information on getting to the State Library of Queensland can be found here.

What can I bring into the event?

You can bring either pen and paper or a laptop along with you to write with. If you do bring a laptop, please remember to bring a power adaptor if necessary. 

Will this event be livestreamed?

Queensland Writers Centre aims to provide material to its membership regardless of where they reside within Queensland by livestreaming some events. Attendees may be broadcast periodically throughout the event as recording takes place. If you wish not to be filmed, let staff know prior to the event.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 or email us at

What’s the refund policy?

If Queensland Writers Centre cancels an event, we will try to reschedule it for a later date. If we cannot reschedule the event, or if you are unable to attend on the amended date, your payment will be refunded in full.
Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend an event, workshop, seminar, or course, Queensland Writers Centre cannot provide a refund. You can contact us to discuss your situation on 07 3842 9922 or email us at

Terms and Conditions

All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes to the advertised program information (including course content and tutors), but if this occurs, we will try to provide as much notice as possible.
We expect that all participants will behave respectfully and professionally towards their tutor and fellow students. We reserve the right to remove anyone who behaves in an aggressive or disruptive manner. If a participant is asked to leave the class on this basis, we will not offer a refund.
We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense sustained by students as a result of an event or circumstance whether arising from natural cause, human agency or beyond our control otherwise.


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