Writing Race Tonight! And a Guest Announcement!

Hello, Amy the intern back for my weekly post to update you all on the happenings in last week’s Writing Race, and tempt you to come along to tonight’s Race. Last Wednesday was a cold and rainy night – perfect for settling in somewhere warm with a warm beverage and a writing project. Our small … Continue reading »

Writing Race Tonight

Hello everyone it seems that I made a little mistake when scheduling the first Writing Race of 2013. Please forgive me, it’s my first time. Tonight’s Writing Race will take place at 8pm Queensland Time (9pm for those of you enjoying daylight saving’s time down south, and 6pm for our Western Australian writers). So, gather … Continue reading »

Writing Races are Go

The second season of Writing Races is up and running! As of August 8th we are once again hosting weekly writing sessions in the AWMonline forums. I’m Julia, the latest AWM intern, and I’m spearheading this season’s Races. Howdy. I’m an aspiring novelist myself, and just a general fan of the written word, so I’m … Continue reading »

Lunch with Sam Cooney

Ever wondered what editors want from writers? Our special Facebook event Lunch with Sam Cooney is your chance to ask.  Sam, incoming editor of The Lifted Brow and experienced editor across a range of genres and publications, will be on hand to answer your questions about finding a market for your work. Who is Sam? … Continue reading »

Announcing GenreCon 2012

The Australian Writer’s Marketplace is pleased to announce the launch of the first annual GenreCon, a convention for professional and aspiring writers of romance, mystery, science fiction, crime, fantasy, horror, thrillers, and more. One part party, one part professional development: GenreCon is the place to be if you’re an aspiring or established writer with a penchant for the … Continue reading »

Romancing Crime tonight!

What’s that sound – is it the starting pistol of another year of AWMonline Writing Races? Yes! Tonight we start with a bang. Romantic suspense author Helene Young has published two books that began as NaNoWriMo projects, so she is a social writing expert, and will rock the Writing Race tonight! Come and write with … Continue reading »

Tools of change…

This year’s O’Reilly TOC Conference (Tools of Change for Publishing) promises another smorgasbord of writing and publishing visionaries. Including the likes of uber-author Margaret Atwood and Booksquare‘s Kassia Kroszer, TOC also features Queensland Writers Centre CEO Kate Eltham presenting her views on the use of social media during Queensland’s recent natural disasters, and the lessons … Continue reading »