Welcome to our program of events for July – December 2017

Jane Harper ● Nalini Singh ● Emily Maguire ● CS Pacat ● Ben Law ● Matthew Condon ● Laura Jean McKay ● Krissy Kneen ● Melina Marchetta ● Mary-Rose MacColl ● Delilah S Dawson ● Michelle Law ● Nick Earls ● Tom Doig ● Warren Ward ● Anna Campbell ● Toni Risson ● John Ahern ● Shannon Horsfall ● Zanni Louise ● Jeff Apter ● Finegan Kruckemeyer ● Andie Fox ● Pamela Rushby ● Tiana Templeman ● Alex Adsett ● Brian Tucker ● Dave Lowe ● Pamela Cook ● James Phelan

From Star Wars universe writers through to internationally acclaimed playwrights, contract, finance and public speaking specialists, children’s and YA authors, art critics, travel writers, memoirists, oral historians and New York Times best-selling authors, this program caters to a wide range of writing interests and is facilitated by experienced tutors and practitioners. Our latest program brings together a treasure trove of experience, expertise and everything you need to further your writing ambitions – develop your skills, learn more about the business of writing and be inspired!      

The program offers something for writers at all stages of their career: from beginner through to established levels.  It is notoriously difficult to define these levels, but it is arguably worse to be a beginner in a workshop for established writers or vice-versa. For this reason, we have provided some simple guides to help you determine which QWC sessions are right for you.  If you require further clarification about program suitability, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 



Sep 23
Beyond the Whodunnit with Emily Maguire
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Sep 23
Literary Salon with Emily Maguire and special guests
Red Box - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 05
Jane Harper and Matthew Condon In Conversation
The Old Museum - 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006
Oct 07
The Building Blocks of Romance Fiction with Anna Campbell
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 07
Selling and Marketing your Novel with Anna Campbell
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 10
Speechwriting Workshop with Cameron Pegg
Meeting Room 1.A - State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Sep 20
Exploring Narrative
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 12
Writing Media Releases to get results – with Cameron Pegg
Meeting Room 1.B - Level 1, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 14
SOLD OUT! Thriller Writing with James Phelan (Townsville)
Aitkenvale Library - 4 Petunia Street Aitkenvale, Townsville, QLD 4814
Oct 14
Music and Biography with Jeff Apter
Meeting Room 1.B - Level 1, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 14
Public Speaking with Toni Risson
Meeting Room 1.B - Level 1, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Oct 15
Copyright, Contracts and You with Alex Adsett
Meeting Room 1.B - Level 1, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

A guide to writer levels

Beginner: An introduction to the subject.
Intermediate: You have some knowledge and experience of the subject.
Emerging: You have some professional experience and peer recognition.
Established: You have considerable professional experience and peer recognition.

A guide to event formats

Panel: One to three guests in conversation with a moderator.
Salon: Three or more writers reading a selection of their work to an audience.
Seminar: A lecture-style presentation that could involve audience interaction.
Course: Part seminar, part workshop; held over cumulative days, weeks or months.