The Australian Bush Poets Association promotes bush poetry as an art form in the entertainment field, both in the spoken word form and as published verse. Publishes a monthly newsletter to keep members informed of coming events and past results, and encourages members to enter competitions, both written and performance.
A non-profit, social networking group for published book authors. We usually have an industry guest speaker, and there’s always lively discussion. Please email in the first instance, and provide short bio (couple of sentences) for introduction to group members.
The Bundaberg Writers’ Club was founded to allow people interested in writing to meet, chat, practise their craft, solve problems, and to try out ideas. Since the club’s establishment, members have been actively involved in the community – presenting literary events like the annual WriteFest, supporting young writers with the YOW awards, taking part in the region’s October CRUSH Festival, and finding as many ways to think and act laterally as we can. Long distance members welcome: the club’s long distance members come from Tasmania, NSW, Miriam Vale, Tow…
Carindale Writers’ Group meets every first and third Thursday morning of the month at the Holland Park Library. The service we offer is to provide encouragement through sharing and discussion. We are open for membership to both emerging and established writers of all genres.
A group offering support, encouragement and constructive criticism of writing. Writers of all genres, beginners and experienced welcome. General (assignment) meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month. Beforehand, writers are given reference material on a writing subject and an assignment. Novel and Short Story Critiquing meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of each month.
What we do: Open discussions about current projects, accountability for setting and achieving writing goals, advice and constructive feedback, share resources and tools, help those suffering from writers block. All aspiring and professional writers welcome.
Inklings is QUT’s writing, reading and poetry club all wrapped up into one fabric society! We hold monthly book clubs on the last Saturday of every month, regular writing workshops and we have the odd poetry slam every now and again too. Inklings is proud to announce our new sub-branch, aptly named Storybrewers, a team student writers dedicated and passionate about workshopping ideas and pieces of writing in an encouraging atmosphere. If you love partaking in any of the above, don’t hesitate to check us out on Facebook @ Inklings Society Brisbane or emai…
The Kingaroy Writers Association was established in August 1994. Workshops consist of a theme set by the President which can be written as a short story, poem or play. All subjects related to writing are discussed, along with helpful critique of members’ work.
Due to the Cassowary Coast being such a spread out community the meetings take place in a cafe in the north of the region (Innisfail) and on alternate months a cafe in the south of the region (Mission Beach) so all members share travel distance. New members are always welcome and the group is diverse in age (9-89yrs) and genre
We have a set assignment which is completed beforehand to be read out at the meeting. Our group inspires and mentors those writers wishing to complete a project and for this, we meet on the third Monday of the month. We welcome new and emerging writers from Macleay Island.
The objectives of the association are to promote the practice and methods of oral history, educate in the use of oral history methods, encourage discussion of all problems in oral history, foster the preservation of oral history records in Australia, and share information about oral history projects. Branch seminars and workshops are held regularly throughout the year while a national conference is held every two years.
The Guild aims to promote storytelling in communities by bringing together people from all sections of the community to share experiences and stories. It also encourages people to tell stories and develop their own skills in the art. The Guild has regular performance opportunities, with home tellings and concert performances. Workshops are also offered.
A group of like-minded adults who love to write in story or poetic form. The group members enjoy sharing their written work and ideas and seeking out opportunities to develop their craft. These opportunities can include: writing competitions, guest speakers, and participating in writing workshops.
We are an informal, open-ended group; we enjoy writing and sharing ideas about the process. All decisions pertaining to the group are made collaboratively. SWG’s aim is to be supportive and encouraging as we foster writing skills. Participation in the set monthly writing task is voluntary, although full participation is encouraged. Membership ranges from experienced, published writers to those just beginning their journey
Association of publishing professionals, including editors, designers, illustrators, typesetters, proofreaders, desktop publishers and publishing consultants dedicated to excellence in publishing in Queensland. It has around 250 members. All welcome to meetings on the first Wednesday of the month. Seminars and workshops are held regularly. A Directory of Editorial Services is available on the website.
The Springfield Writers Group was formed to bring together local writers for support and fellowship. The group accepts writers from beginners to established professional writers, and there is no restriction on genre. The group’s goal is to inspire, to support and share, and to develop a network of writing friends. This way, members always have a pool Beta-readers and editors to help them, with the understanding they must return the favour on request. As well, there is always someone available for a chat about writing-related problems. In 2017, the group…