SSOA Christmas Party 2016

SSOA Christmas Party 2016

Festive readings at SSOA party SSOA Christmas Party performances were a big hit this year! Our writers read some flash fiction and excerpts of longer works in the salubrious surrounds of the Imperial Hotel at Paddington. The pictures were worth a thousand words … and the video worth even more. See our About Us page for Philip […]

Fear of obscurity

Fear of obscurity

What is the worst thing about being a writer? Is it not having an idea? But surely there are ideas everywhere. Such as what you like to eat, something you’re passionate about, a story based on your experiences, news items and so forth.

Celebrating Stead & Harrower

Celebrating Stead & Harrower

Celebrating Stead & Harrower, UNSWriting conducted a 2-day seminar on the major works of this talented pair this week, and I was fortunate to attend the evening writers’ panels to hear how admired these two insightful authors are. I just wish the word ‘difficult’ would disappear from the lexicon of discussion of Christina Stead’s …