In-conversation with Tabitha Bird

If you would like to meet Tabitha Bird and hear all about her wonderful debut novel A LIFETIME OF IMPOSSIBLE DAYS (Penguin Books Australia), then come along to Books@Stones where I will be in conversation with Tabitha. It is a free event but please register your interest here.

Venue: Books@Stones

Address: 360 Logan Road, Stones Corner, QLD

Date: Thursday 18 July

Time: 6pm-8pm

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Workshop: Standout Submissions

Learn to prepare your best work for submission in this participative workshop. Topics covered will include: how to strengthen characterisation and plotting, how to write an engaging synopsis, understanding publisher expectations and discovering awards, competitions and other publication opportunities.

Venue: North Lakes Library, 10 The Corso, North Lakes, QLD

Date: Friday 19 July 2019

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

This is a free workshop but bookings are essential. For more information or to register for the event visit this link or call North Lakes Library on (07) 3480 990.

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Workshop: Standout Submissions

This Queensland Writers Centre workshop will help participants make their manuscript submission-ready for publishers, competitions and awards. The workshop would also help those writers who have reached that point in their story where it, and they, have run out of narrative energy and are stuck for ideas about how to bring back the story’s narrative drive.

Venue: Queensland Writers Centre, Level 2, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, Brisbane

Date: Saturday 2 February 2019

Time: 2:00-5:00pm

Bookings essential. For more information or to book your place visit this link.

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Avid Reader Bookshop Sunday Best Bookclub

Bookclubs and authors unite at Avid Reader's Sunday Best Bookclub. This is a bookclub for people who are already in a bookclub, people who have always wanted to join a bookclub, or for people who would like to meet and talk with some of Australia's finest writers.

This month meet author Sally Piper and speak with her about her latest novel The Geography of Friendship.

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Date: Sunday 7 October 2018

Venue: Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary Street, West End, QLD

Bookings for the event can be made on the Avid Reader Events page of their website.

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Seminar: Networking for Authors

Writing can be a solitary pursuit, but there is much to be said for having a strong network around you. This Queensland Writers Centre seminar covers building relationships with your peers and connecting with various writing groups, communities and organisations.

Date: Saturday 15 September 2018

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Address: Chermside Library, 375 Hamilton Road, Chermside QLD

This is a free seminar but to register your attendance, please contact Chermside Library on 03 3403 7200.