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HOLIDAY WRITING COMPETITION

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Thanks to everyone who entered the competition and congratulations to all the young writers whose stories have now been included in the anthology.

You can download the anthology free of charge by clicking on the ‘Holiday Anthology’ button on the right hand side of the blog.

I’m heading overseas soon for a writer’s conference, so the next competition will be announced in early May.

Screen Shot 2015-03-20 at 4.57.19 pmYou can follow this blog to keep up with news on the latest competitions and opportunities for young writers.

In the meantime, DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT WRITING OR ABOUT BEING AN AUTHOR?

If you do, feel free to ask your question in the comments section of this post, and I will blog you an answer when I get back.

Happy writing:)

Dee

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Writing Workshop for Kids in Brisbane 14-16 April

    
Word up: Three day creative writing workshop
14–16 Apr, 9.30am–4pm | SLQ | For ages 15–17
$100 | Apply online

Do you want to extend your creative writing skills?

If so, join 30 like-minded young people over three jam-packed days in a fun, collaborative and relaxed workshop series led by a team of professional writers.

You will receive:

  • Access to professional writers and industry professionals
  • Hands-on experience and resources to develop your skills, confidence and abilities across various transmedia writing platforms
  • Tips on how to make it as a writer
  • A body of work created during the workshop program

So, are you ready for Word up?

To be a part of this workshop series all you have to do is…

  • Be aged 15–17 as at 16 April 2015
  • Be available for the full period of the workshop series from the 14–16 April 2015
  • Be able to travel to and from the workshop each day
  • Applications close 5pm, Monday 16 March 2015.

All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be contacted by Monday 23 March 2015.

For more information on how to apply
Contact the Literacy and Young Peoples Service, State Library of Queensland

p: 07 3842 9827

e: lyps@slq.qld.gov.au.

 

Please note: These workshops are being offered for the first time and are heavily subsidised by State Library of Queensland for affordability and accessibility to as many young people as possible, however If the fee is a genuine barrier to participation please contact the team.

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