Category Archives: Writing

Creative Writing Workshops

Searching for creative writing inspiration? Look no further. Back after last year’s sell-out workshops, bestselling author of The Palace of Tears and The Opal Dragonfly, Julian Leatherdale, joins us at¬†Springwood Library for an all-day session on ‘Getting Started: Inspiration, Capturing … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Books and reading, Fiction, Library Events, Library Services, Lifelong Learning, Uncategorized, Writing | Comments Off on Creative Writing Workshops

Podcast With Poet Craig Billingham

Our latest podcast episode is now online – join John Merriman as he talks to Craig Billingham, a Blue Mountains based poet. Craig’s poems have been published in many Australian journals, including recently in Heat, Meanjin, Snorkel, and Antipodes. Craig’s … Continue reading

Posted in Author Talks, Authors, Love2Read, National Year of Reading, Podcasts, Poetry, Poets, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Podcast With Poet Craig Billingham

>On reading and writing

> In an article in The Guardian, A.L. Kennedy said this about reading and writing : “I always say that writing and readers are misunderstood, because if you glance casually at people who are reading and writing, you may simply … Continue reading

Posted in Books and reading, Writing | Comments Off on >On reading and writing

>Wheeler Centre – Books, Ideas, Writing

>From 2010, Melbourne will have a new cultural institution, the Wheeler Centre. Named after the Wheelers of Lonely Planet fame, The Centre, and its website, will be dedicated to the discussion and practice of writing and ideas and will deliver … Continue reading

Posted in Books and reading, Writing | Comments Off on >Wheeler Centre – Books, Ideas, Writing

>Advice for budding writers

> In this article from the Wall Street Journal, How to write a great novel, are asked about their writing process. Who is it that finds inspiration in the shower? Who uses eight-point Times New Roman, forcing himself to squint … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Comments Off on >Advice for budding writers