2018 Program

Happy New Year and welcome to the 2018 Program for the Eurobodalla Writers Daytime group.

7th February   free topic, or bring along your favourite prose (max words 1000) or poem to read

The remaining 2018 program, which will include set topics, workshops, excursions, and ‘on-the-spot’ writing, to be posted shortly.

Are you interested in joining the day or evening group? Please contact via https://eurobodallawriters.org/contact-us/

Venue, times and other information https://eurobodallawriters.org/

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Welcome to 2017

Eurobodalla Writers Group’s first daytime meeting of the year trialed a new format, especially reducing the amount of time spent on admin. After reading our stories on the day’s theme and comments given, we even managed (with optional participation) a new aspect – what inspired your writing.

What’s ahead for the day-time Group (1st & 3rd Wed)? A big year of writing is planned including a group project, along with workshops, excursions. New members are always welcome.

You’d like to come along but can’t write, or you’re not sure if you can write but you’ve always wanted to do so? Don’t worry no writing experience necessary. The year’s topics are given in advance. Short stories – all genre. Differing styles – some humorous, others sombre, some mainly dialogue, fact or fiction, 100 words or up to 1000 it’s your choice; or you might be drawn to poetry – topics are given for those also.

The night-time Group (3rd Tuesday) will recommence in February. This Group is mainly for people who are writing or wish to write a book and constructive comment (critique) is a major part of this group. Encouragement, motivation, ideas, and much more has been the hallmark of the productive group since 2013. Proficiency varies from learning to write a novel (fact or fiction), collating notes and putting them into a readable format to multi-published authors. All different genre. Interested? New people are welcome.

Please contact us for further detail on either group.

Happy writing … and reading.

Rockin’ the Edits workshop 7th Sept

Do you write? Wish to write? Do you wonder how to turn ordinary words, a sentence, a paragraph into an exciting visual story leaving your readers wanting more?

Multi-published author Debbie Richardson is running her highly informative and creative workshop Rockin’ the Edits Wednesday 7th September.

This workshop is open to members of the public.

Venue: Moruya Golf Club, Evans Street, Moruya

Time:  10.00am (registration/tea & coffee), 10.30am – 2.30pm

Cost: $15 or  $10 members (member concessions available);

Lunch: the Golf Club offers a $10 lunch special menu; sandwiches etc available from the bar.

Bring paper, pen or laptop, a sense of fun and adventure as we explore the wonder of words.

I attended Rockin’ the Edits with Debbie earlier in the year and am really looking forward to next Wednesday’s workshop.

More info on the presenter: http://www.dlrichardson.com

Eurobodalla authors in Bay Post ‘Moruya Examiner’

Eurobodalla Writers (EWG) is a thriving group from novice writers to traditional and indie/self published authors. The Bay Post is writing a series of articles about the activities of local authors in the EWG. Here’s the first article dated 13th June 2016:

The Eurobodalla Writers Group is scribing away as 30 members chase their passion and dreams.

Stafford Ray is about to tour libraries and bookstores with his second thriller/love story, Australian Gulag. Cassandra Webb is promoting her second children’s picture book, Take Ted Instead, which bookstores can order through Scholastic. She has started a publishing company to help writers achieve their dreams. Debbie Richardson is pitching her science fiction to New York agents and getting requests for samples – an achievement on its own. She will hold a writing workshop on Saturday at the Sapphire Club, Merimbula, from 1pm to 4pm. All welcome. Visit http://www.writersfsc.org.au. Cat Sheely and Marisol Dunham are on the committee of Conflux, an annual speculative fiction event held in Canberra in October. Cat is pitching her speculative fiction novel to Australian publishers. Mavis Hayes and Louise Falcioni are judging the Mayor’s writing contest.

Click link to view original of Writer Group Chasing Dreams

FAW Poetry Competition

Click here Rhonda Jankovic Poetry Award for the combined Conditions of Entry and Entry Form (named in honour of the late Rhonda Jankovic who died last year, see attachment for details). Also included is a brief statement as to what is meant by the theme “Social Justice”. This form can also be downloaded from the Fellowship of Australian Writers (Vic) website:

www.writers.asn.au, ‘Recent Posts’ (Oct 14)