Critique Group and Manuscript Appraisals
at the NSW Writers’ Centre
I’ll be running a Critique Group – Hands-on Fiction in the NSW Writers’ Centre Library from 25th September.
I’ll also be appraising manuscripts on September 11 at the NSW Writers’ Centre. For bookings please visit the NSW Writers’ Centre Manuscript Service website.
Please see: Sharon Rundle
Eltham Bookshop Literature Festival – “World Matters”
– Writers Disturbing The Peace – October 30 and 31, 2010
I’ve been invited to organise and chair a Fear Factor Terror Incognito Authors’ Anthology Panel for the Eltham Bookshop Literature Festival “World Matters” – Writers Disturbing The Peace . My co-editor Meenakshi Bharat is planning to be there from New Delhi, as well as Devika Brendon, Jeremy Fisher and Susanne Gervay. The Eltham Bookshop Literature Festival will be held on October 30 and 31. Program will be released shortly.
Fear Factor Terror Incognito Review in Indian Link
“CHITRA SUDARSHAN reviews a compilation of short stories on terrorism in its myriad and sometimes surprising forms.”
“Indian Link is the most prominent voice of the Indian subcontinent community in Australia. As the leading newspaper, the Indian Link has set new standards in journalism and production. It reaches thousands of homes and has become an integral part of lives of people from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Nepal and Bangladesh. Growing in its scope and influence, the Indian Link is now more than the voice of the community. It is a vehicle for change and a voyage of discovery. Thanks to its rich and varied editorial content, the Indian Link has a big and loyal reader base that includes educated professionals, housewives, senior citizens and the young Australian born Indians. In a recent report by CAB (Circulation Audit Board) the Indian link was by far the leader in the market.” Indian Link
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National Literacy Ambassador
Author of Max Remy Superspy shortlisted KOALA & YABBA Awards 2010
Jasper Zammit (Soccer Legend) series
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Shortlisted Best Children’s Book Aurealis Awards 2010
Children’s Book Council Notable Book 2010 www.deborahabela.com
Valerie Khoo at The Sydney Writers’ Centre
Sends a message to say: “Just thought I’d let you know that we’ve changed our phone number. It’s now: (02) 9929 0088
We’ve actually moved a few hundred metres so now we take up about half the ground floor of 55 Lavender Street in Milsons Point. The Centre is growing!”
To join the mailing list, please contact Valerie Khoo on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone:
(02) 9929 0088. For a full list of courses available and other news from the Centre, please go to: www.sydneywriterscentre.com.au.
Sounds like Fun! An Exciting Day Writing on Trains
WRITING ON TRAINS Day Trip:
Sunday Oct 10, 8.30 am – 6.15 pm
Sydney to Robertson on the Southern Highlander Steam Train
Travel premier class on this charming 1930’s Heritage Express, to the annual Spring Fair in historic hill town of Robertson, nestled on the edge of the Southern Highlands.
Revisit the excitement of train travel from your own or a character’s past. Writing workshops (including exercises, sharing craft tips, reading and discussion), will take place on the train as we journey there and back in old world comfort. Use the day to write a short story, travel piece, section of a memoir, develop a character, or simply collect atmosphere and detail. Bring existing writing to read if you wish and spend a delightful day in the company of other writers. Morning and afternoon tea will be served. Café lunch at Robertson.
Cost: $295 includes Premier Class Seat in compartment, morning and afternoon tea, complimentary glass of wine served to your seat. Exclusions lunch, extra buffet car snacks.
For more information visit www.heritageexpress.com.au
Booking: required ASAP. Deposit of $155 required on booking, full amount payable no later than Aug 26.
For all bookings and information contact Jan: email@example.com
0415921303, 95577491, www.writersjourney.com.au
About Your Writer’s Journey Guide
Jan Cornall is a writer/ performer who teaches writing at universities, community colleges and writers’ centres in Australia and the Asia Pacific.