July 18


10:30 am - 04:30 pm

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Upcoming Events

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Queensland Writers Centre



with Shelley Davidow


To attend the physical event, buy your tickets here.

Find your writers voice and uncover the secrets all great writers know.

Drawing on her experience as an award-winning author of 45 books written across genres, Shelley Davidow looks at practical and essential tools that all writers need in order to make words into the keys that unlock limitless worlds. 

Learning Outcomes:

You will transform your writing through practical exercises and a workshop in the key areas listed below:

  • ¬†Discover that real art is a craft that can be learned by developing skills¬†

  • ¬†Explore poetry as a means to unveiling the power of words‚Ä®

  • Build sentences that stand the test of time‚Ä®

  • Unveil the secrets to a unique and individual ‚Äėvoice‚Äô¬†

  • Be inspired to tackle any creative writing project that has been lying dormant.


This is a craft workshop for all writers. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.

About Shelley:

Shelley Davidow is the award-winning author of 45 books. Writing across genres, recent titles include Shadow Sisters (UQP, 2018), Whisperings in the Blood (UQP, 2016), Playing with Words(co-authored with Paul Williams; Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016), and Fail Brilliantly (Familius USA, 2017). She is a full-time academic at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.

How to Connect to the Live Stream:

When you buy a ticket, you will receive two emails. One will be your receipt from Eventbrite. The other will be an email from Queensland Writers Centre on behalf of Crowdcast, our live stream provider. The latter email will thank you for registering for the course and provide you with a link to the video. A representation of this email is below; the ‘Visit Event’ button will take you to the live stream’s landing page.

It is only through this link in which you may access the live stream, so it is important that you check that you have received it. In case you misplace this email, you will receive another email with the live stream link 10 minutes before the course is scheduled to start. If you don’t revieve the initial email when you buy the ticket, contact us¬†on 07 3842 9922 or at¬†


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 live streamed?

Queensland Writers Centre aims to provide material to its membership regardless of where they reside within Queensland by live streaming 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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