Month: February 2019

Local event with Maryrose Cuskelly, and a giveaway!

We thought you all might like to know about a local event that features one of our local writers.

On Thursday March 14, 2019, Maryrose Cuskelly and Maryanne Ross will be at the Bridge Mall Collins bookstore in Ballarat. Starting at 6:30pm, the two crime writers will be in conversation about Maryrose’s true crime book, Wedderburn.

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March Words Out Loud

Words Out Loud is looking for balance at its March edition, drawing on the grand confluence of the equinox, Harmony Day and World Poetry Day!

Wordsmiths are invited to respond to the theme of “all things in balance” — or ignore it altogether.

This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on the night.

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2019 AGM outcomes

Another AGM has been and gone, and this year we say goodbye to two committee members: Competitions Coordinator, Johanna Botman, and our Chairperson, Irene Warfe.

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February blog: The abandoned playscript

I’ve just finished writing a play. Bells and whistles notwithstanding, the overwhelming feeling is one of apprehension. And that’s because the completion of a playscript is more of an abandonment than anything else.

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