Avoiding the rejection pile with Linda Funnell

What are some of the most common errors that doom a manuscript to the rejection pile? Whatever the genre, early drafts can have really obvious problems: a plot that doesn’t make sense or is difficult to follow, underdeveloped characters, confusing (or no) motivation...

March 2019

Tuesday 5 March: Deadline for the South Coast Writers Centre annual International Women’s Day writing competition. Open to individuals with a lived experience of womanhood, accepting short works of prose (up to 750 words) or poetry (up to 40 lines) on the theme of...

Oodgeroo Noonuccal

For more information about the event, visit Honouring: Oodgeroo Noonuccal. For more information and resources on Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s life and writing, visit our research page. Listen to the recordings of the event below, or head to our Soundcloud page here....

Thea Astley Resources

If you want to read her work, Text Publishing has reprinted editions of: A Kindness Cup with an introduction by Kate Grenville Reaching Tin River with an introduction by Jennifer Down Drylands with an introduction by Emily Maguire The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow...