...resources for writers

ESU Roly Sussex Short Story Award 2017

The Competition (named for Emeritus Professor of Applied Language Studies at the School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland and a former chairman of the State Library of Queensland) is one of the most prized Literary Awards and is designed to foster original creative writing of outstanding quality, including experimental, challenging or thought provoking work.

Submissions are now open, closing date Friday 25 August 2017. You can find more information and entry form on the ESU website.


Online resources

Writers Victoria


Writers Victoria supports and connects all types of writers at all stages of their writing careers. Find out more about their courses and workshops, magazine, mentorships or manuscript assessments, how they can provide inspiration, information or advice.


Australian Stories


Australian Stories.com is an independent website dedicated to promoting writing and writers in Australia. This site includes a database of stories written by young and emerging writers, a range of useful links for writers in Australia and an Events calendar dedicated to Writing Competitions.


The Wheeler Centre


A hub for Victoria's literary and publishing community.


Hunter Writers Centre


Offers resources for aspiring, emerging and experienced writers.


Improving your writing

We have numerous Guides to writing everything from children’s picture books to memoirs to blockbuster fiction and guides to editing, punctuation and grammar.


Publishing your book

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Masterclass : get your book published / by Katherine Lapworth
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