2014 Annual Awards Night

    Join us for our annual Christmas meet & announcement of the 2014 Writing & Publishing Award winners

    When: Tuesday 16th December

    Where: Currong Theatre, Gorman House Arts Centre

    Cost: members free, non-members $10

    RSVP to admin(at)actwriters.org.au or by phone on 6262 9191

    Join Tania McCartney for her workshop Publishing a Picture Book designed for those seeking to both create and produce children's picture books.

     

Events & Workshops

Kaz Delaney The Riding the Wave of YA Success with Kaz Delaney

10am–4pm Saturday 8 November

Kaz Delaney will examine the ingredients of a successful YA novel. She will discuss tone, markets, audience, agents, selling across two continents and popular culture in the context of the YA novel.

Award winning YA & children's author, Kaz Delaney, and her alter ego, Kerri Lane have currently sold 68 books between them. Kaz's current title Dead, Actually (Allen & Unwin) is a 'crossover novel', closing the divide between adult and teen fiction.

Kerri Lane	Writing for the Education Market with Kerri Lane

10am–4pm Sunday 9 November

This workshop looks at the education market and examines specific types of texts ranging from Early Readers through to Chapter Books and Young Adult novels, and beyond—to 'readers' targeted at the Adult Education market.

Award winning YA & children's author, Kaz Delaney, and her alter ego, Kerri Lane have currently sold 68 books between them. Kaz's current title Dead, Actually (Allen & Unwin) is a 'crossover novel', closing the divide between adult and teen fiction.

SarahStVincentWelchWriting on the Body with Sarah St Vincent Welch

12pm–5pm Saturday 15 November

Discover how developing a sense of 'the body' can take your writing to a new level. Explore the exhibition Pulse: Reflections on the body, at Canberra Museum and Gallery, through writing, with Sarah and a group of fellow writers.

Sarah St Vincent Welch is a creative writing facilitator with over fifteen years of experience. She received a citation from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council for 'devising playful writing spaces that surprise, stimulate and support creative writing students to write and keep writing.'


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