black&write! is a national project with a dual focus on First Nations writing and editing.
Whether you are a published author or you have just embarked on your first project, all writing can be improved by being closely examined and given constructive feedback from a professional editor. Mistakes can make the difference between a piece looking amateur or polished and professional. Queensland Writers Centre works with several editors at various career stages and will pair you to the best fit for your work. Your editor will assist in ensuring your writing is consistent and correct, and that its content, language, style and layout are both fit-fo…
Manuscript assessments give writers access to the objective opinions and analytical skills of literary professionals. We’ll pair your work with the best fit from our broad-ranging list of assessors to ensure you receive constructive, expert criticism from someone with expertise in your area. They’ll look at the overall structure, content and style of your work to give you a ‘big picture’ overview of its strengths and weaknesses, potential for improvements, and further suggestions. You may request an assessment focusing on a few specific areas, or simply…
Get yourself a one-on-one consult with a team member at Queensland Writers Centre and leave this thorough thirty-minute consultation with three solid recommendations tailored to your specific project to move your writing forward. Our writing consults are designed for writers at any stage, and this isn’t a critique – it’s a time for a judgement-free fresh perspective.
Formed in 1991 to promote romance writing in Australia, and to help aspiring authors achieve publishing success. Supports over 700 members including writers from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the United States and the United Kingdom. RWA has become internationally recognised and respected by both category and mainstream publishers of romance.
The Wheeler Centre is Melbourne’s home for smart, passionate and entertaining public talks on every topic. Across events and a unique collection of videos, podcasts and original writing, The Wheeler Center supports some of Australia’s finest local and international writers and thinkers.
Mentorships are all about you and what you need to realise your project. Get one-on-one advice from a professional writer on writing goals, industry advice, craft, development, critique, or ongoing motivation in this longer form, in-depth review of your project.
Need clear, concrete suggestions for your project to take it to the next level? Have an experienced writer provide you with honest and supportive feedback on a sample of your work. Twenty pages and ninety minutes later, you’ll have gained personalised and professional advice to get you moving in the right direction. The Writer’s Surgery program connects you with experienced industry professionals for advice and feedback on your project.
Writers Victoria is all about writing. With members throughout Victoria (and beyond), they are the state’s largest organisation supporting Victorian writers. For more than three decades, Writers Victoria has been a leading provider of information, resources and skills development for our members and the broader writing community.
Writing NSW is the state’s leading provider of services to writers, including courses, seminars and workshops, writing groups, festivals and events, grants and prizes, and information and advice. A not-for-profit organisation formerly known as the NSW Writers’ Centre, they have been providing quality support to the writers of our state since 1991.
Writing WA is working between the lines and behind the scenes to build a state of opportunity in Western Australia for writers, publishers and other practitioners in the writing sector – not just for the benefit of practitioners themselves, but for the immense social value that great writing brings to individuals and communities.