Month: March 2018

Words Out Loud — April 2018

Words Out Loud is honing its edgy verse and taking the steel to its prose, as it seeks to “stay sharp” for its outing on April 19 at the Printers Room, in the basement of Sebaastians at the corner of Mair and Lydiard streets.

With the year sliding into the colder, darker months, the Printers Room is joining the party with food specials: all-you-can-eat soups and hot pot, with a pavlova dessert, for a mere $20! Slurp tasty tucker as well as delicious words!

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PWE Anthology 2018

All Professional Writing and Editing students (past and present) and the wider writing community are invited to submit a story/poem to Anthology 2018.

Ballarat Writers have a close relationship to the PWE program at Federation University and actively encourage everyone to submit to this project.

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Those first steps

Like a true writer, I had a deadline looming and nothing down on the page yet. I knew I wanted this blog to be about writing and things that are relevant to writers, regardless of why that might be.

I was sat at the members’ meeting earlier this week, listening to everyone talk about their projects and how they felt about them. This is actually unusual as we don’t really normally talk about writing at all. And when we all started talking, patterns began to emerge: patterns of confidence and patterns of misjudging one’s ability or capacity to complete a project, never mind completing it to satisfaction.

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