Sydney Writers Circle meetup hits the mark

Sydney Writers Circle meetup hits the mark

Sydney Writers Circle meetup hits the mark Sydney Writers Circle meetup has recently been the subject of a study into group dynamics with a positive finding that we deliver the goods ... that is, helpful, gentle and 'affirming' feedback for emerging writers.

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 …