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News: QWC / Hachette Deadline Extended

msRelax for a bit, the QWC / Hachette Manuscript Development deadline has been extended to 12 July 2013.

DEADLINE EXTENDED for the QWC / Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program

Racing to get your manuscript in? Relax, you have more time. The deadline for entries has
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Wise Words

919661_10151440650822304_346270463_oThe lovely Meg Vann, CEO of the Queensland Writers Centre, writes her monthly letter to members and it goes out with our copies of WQ magazine.

A very talented writer herself, Meg hits on a basic truth here.

Toolkit for Writers

toolkitJust in case no one’s thought to mention it, I’m teaching a day-time course for Queensland Writers Centre, starting on 8 May.

It’s the Toolkit for Writers, and will take place on Wednesdays 8, 15, 22 and 29, from 10.30am to 12.30pm. There are
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Shoinked from www.travelblog.org

This Saturday, 9 March, QWC’s salon event “Whispers” kicks off at 3pm at the State Library of Queensland – in the Library Cafe.

The theme for this salon is ‘At Sea’.

I’ll be there, reading something (hopefully) seaworthy, as will
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Short Story Clinic

Okay, QWC’s Short Story Clinic for developing writers will begin on 21 March.

The delightful and erudite Trent Jamieson is teaching this six session clinic. 

Go here to book yourself in or, better yet, book in a friend or relative for their
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My Precious!!

Warning: may contain an article by me about polishing your work through critiquing.

And stuff.

Hey, Katinka, it’s a bake-off

So, the Queensland Writers Centre is a’bubble, a’tremble, a’simmer with news of a bake-off.

A charity bake-off:

From November 15-30, QWC invades the kitchen for the first QWC bake-off in support of International Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

Go here to donate.
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This is Kelly Link

Got a call from QWC yesterday to say that they’d had some places

This is me

open up in
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Queensland Writers Week Drive-by #4: A A O’Callaghan

Amanda O’Callaghan was born in Brisbane and lived in the southern suburbs for the first two decades of her life. After living in England and Ireland for many years (and being an advertising executive in one incarnation), she returned to
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Queensland Writers Week Drive-by #3: Christine Bongers

Christine Bongers has worked as a broadcast journalist on the ABC, and in commercial television and radio, in Brisbane and London. She has also written and directed two environmental television documentaries, and run her own media consultancy.

Christine’s first attempt at
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