October 1


10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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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


With Queensland Writers Centre

On the 1st Tuesday of every month, pop in for a crash course on how you can improve your writing one small step at a time. Members and non-members welcome. Only $25 per session!

Course Dates and Topics:

July Quick Tip: Verbs

90% of the time, the difference between a good sentence and a great sentence is your choice of verb. On the 2nd of July, come and learn the difference between weak verbs and strong verbs, action verbs, linking verbs, and auxiliary verbs. Know the theory so you can use them to the best of your ability!

Held on the 16th of July 2019

August Quick Tip: Show Don’t Tell

You‚Äôve heard it a thousand times before and you’ll hear it a thousand times more: show, don’t tell. But what exactly does this mean and is it really that important? Come along to September’s Quick Tip Tuesday to get a break down of what ‘showing’ and ‘telling’ is and how you can use both (yes, both) to enhance your writing. ¬†

Held on the 6th of August 2019

September Quick Tip: Perfect Your Resume

Writing a resume can be a daunting task; one document that can make or break your chances of landing a job interview? Yikes! So, whether you’re looking for your first job, or changing careers, this month’s class will offer you a comprehensive guide to writing a resume that grabs a recruiter’s attention.¬†

Held on the 3rd of September 2019

October Quick Tip: How To Use Scrivener

Many writers swear that Scrivener is a fantastic software for writers who want to organise their writing. But what is it? Have you ever heard of it? And how can it help you manage and plot your novel, memoir, novella, or short stories? Just download the 30-day free trial here, gather some story ideas, and come learn how Scrivener can help you plan your story one step at a time. 

Held on the 1st of October 2019

November Quick Tip: TBA

TBA –¬†Have any suggestions? Next time you’re in, let your tutor know!

Held on the 5th of November 2019

December Quick Tip: TBA

TBA –¬†Have any suggestions? Next time you’re in, let your tutor know!

Held on the 3rd of December 2019


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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