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Autumn Inspiration: Daily Writing Prompts

Want to stay motivated and write as the days get cooler? We’ve designed the perfect inspirational program for your creative writing. Every day during May an inspiring and specifically crafted writing prompt will be delivered straight to your inbox.

Cost: $30

Price: General Admission A$30.00

Date: May 1, 2017

Available Spaces: 66

Member Meet Up: Memoir

In 2017, our regular Member Meet Ups have gone genre!

We’ve heard the calls for us to provide an opportunity for members to meet others who share their writing passions. So from memoir to speculative fiction, poetry or history, you can now come to our Member Meet Ups and meet your fellow fans, or simply come along to test out a new genre.

These events are focused on building stronger community and connections between our members, and are an open, warm and inclusive way to start networking.

Price: General Admission A$0.00

Date: May 25, 2017

Available Spaces: 25

Member Only Event

TWELVE

Do you have trouble finding the time to write? Are there too many distractions around you? Do you often think to yourself, ‘if only I just had a day to write, I would get so much done?’ If so, then the TWELVE experience is for you!

Cost: Full price $90 / Members $60 (Login to register with the Member Price)

Price: General Admission A$90.00

Date: June 18, 2017

Available Spaces: 3

How to Write ... Fashion

In great storytelling it is often the small details that can turn characters and plots from one-dimensional to riveting and real. In this new seminar series, we invite a selection of experts to shine a light behind the scenes of their fascinating workplace, research, or specialist knowledge, for the benefit of our writers.

After two successful sessions in the world of crime, and psychology, this time we are bringing you insights into Fashion!

Cost: Full price $55 / Members $30 (Login to register with the Member Price)

Presenter TBA

Price: General Admission A$55.00

Date: June 20, 2017

Available Spaces: 42

CHARACTER FEST: Crafting Compelling Characters

One of the biggest challenges for writers across the board, whether crafting creative fiction or short story, is to create authentic characters. Likeable or not, unrelatable and two-dimensional characters can often ruin a great plot or idea and slow down plotting and pacing, preventing readers from investing in the story.

Compelling characters on the other hand can draw the reader in, create interest, smooth over plot defects, and keep your story moving along.

Join us as we spend a full day delving into the depths of crafting compelling characters with a series of workshops, panels and seminars with award-winning writers, psychologists, body language experts and more. Immerse yourself in the world of personality ticks and tricks,  learn how to create empathy for your characters and engage your readers, and discover how body language can be translated onto the page.

 

Cost: Full price $180 / Members $120 (Login to register with the Member Price)

Price: General Admission A$180.00

Date: June 24, 2017

Available Spaces: 14

Member Meet Up: Crime

In 2017, our regular Member Meet Ups have gone genre!

We’ve heard the calls for us to provide an opportunity for members to meet others who share their writing passions. So from memoir to speculative fiction, poetry or history, you can now come to our Member Meet Ups and meet your fellow fans, or simply come along to test out a new genre.

These events are focused on building stronger community and connections between our members, and are an open, warm and inclusive way to start networking.

Price: General Admission A$0.00

Date: June 29, 2017

Available Spaces: 41

Member Only Event

Cultural Centre For The Dead Reading Event

The SA Writers Centre, in partnership with the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, have announced an exciting new series of free workshops and events as part of the ongoing Cultural Centre for the Dead project.

Run in the surrounds of Enfield Memorial, the Cultural Centre for the Dead is a community based project which – through creative writing and performance – seeks to open a dialogue with writers from diverse cultural backgrounds on their experience of a universal yet shared topic: death. Specifically the project seeks to uncover the ways in which traditional death practices can impact and influence the way we live our lives.

Creative works developed as part of the workshop series will be performed at an evening event held at Enfield Memorial Park, 6pm Saturday 8 July. This free community function will include readings, performance, music and dance, plus food and refreshments, and will emphasise the community’s cultural diversity.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

             

Price: General Admission A$0.00

Date: July 8, 2017

Available Spaces: 34