Our surprise guests will give short presentations during the convention.
Tania Joyce, successful romance author, will tell us how to find support and encouragement for your writing.
Do you know what you should look for before submitting your work to an editor? Lauren Daniels, excellent editor and newly published author, gives us the low down in just a few minutes. Who else will be chatting with you?
Michelle Beesley, regular contributor and columnist for SheSociety online magazine, gives us a ‘behind the scenes’ glimpse of her life.
Our final mystery guest is Di Hill. Obituaries – who writes them? Di will pass on her experiences in this field.
No doubt about it! As the director of the Brisbane Writers’ Workshop, Lauren Daniels is a professional writer and editor. Her poetry, travel writing, essays and articles have been published internationally. A freelance editor and the senior consulting editor for Interactive Publications, she is a member of Editors Queensland, and regularly serves on writing panels.
Who better than Cass Moriarty to talk to us about submissions and getting a contract? Her debut novel The Promise Seed (UQP 2015) was longlisted for the 2017 Dublin International Literary Award, and shortlisted for both the 2016 Queensland Literary Awards (Courier-Mail People’s Choice Award) and the 2013 Queensland Literary Awards (Emerging Author category). Her second novel Parting Words will be released by University of Queensland Press in August 2017
The Writers Group Convention is not only for members of writers groups. All writers are invited to listen to our fabulous speakers. You will also find out more about writers groups, talk to established authors, put your name in for one of our great door prizes and look around our marketing areas. Writers groups and authors will have information and books on display. A delicious gourmet sandwich lunch is included.