May
08
Young Writers Competitions and Opportunities

Calling all young writers, playwrights and poets! ?Lots?of regular and new young writers’ competitions and opportunities have opened up. Some are closing soon. So?flex those?writing muscles and get your?entries in fast. (Only if they’ve been buffed and polished and proofed, of course.) You?ll find further details and some great new … Read More

Jul
09

Calling all young writers, playwrights and poets! While I’ve been gallivanting around the UK, these past few weeks, heaps of regular and new young writers’ competitions and opportunities have opened up. Some are closing soon. So?flex those?writing muscles and get your?entries in fast. (Only if they’ve been buffed and polished … Read More

May
16

This is a fantastic time of year for young writers with some great comps and?exciting opportunities on offer. Click here to check out the details of the many?open right now, including?The Future Leaders Writing Prize; the Patrick White Indigenous Young Writers Award; the?National Young Writers Festival?happening in October among multiple?others. … Read More

Apr
08

It’s that time of year ?to flex your writing muscles and get your entries in to the fantastic number of competitions and exciting opportunities open to young writers right now. You’ll find further details and some cool new resources on my?Young Writers? Resources?page, such as?writing residencies, including:?three great?KSP?places in WA,?the … Read More

Jul
02

Checking around the internet last week, I found heaps of new, exciting opportunities open to young writers and poets and some cool new resources. I?ve updated my Young Writers? Resources page, including news of three great KSP writing residencies; the John Marsden Writing Prize details; the National Young Writers Festival … Read More

Nov
02

Hey, Young Writers Seeing, by my blog stats and search terms, the popularity and frequent visits to my post back in July on resources for young writers, ?I?ve created an updated and separate resource page on From Hook to Book,?packed with opportunities for those aiming for publication, to enter competitions, … Read More

Apr
04

Last week I ran a Show Don?t Tell Creative Writing workshop for a fabulous group of year nine elective students. I was thrilled to see them blossom from shy at sharing and writing to becoming fully engaged and those pens flew across their notebooks. I promised to check out some … Read More

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