The CSFG is an association for Canberra-based creators of speculative fiction. Our goal is to support and provide development opportunities for our members as they move from aspiring, to published, to professional makers of spec-fic.
CSFG membership is available for people in Canberra and elsewhere. Joining is as simple as agreeing to our community rules, reviewing membership fees, then popping along to one of our regular meetings or participating in our online community.
Last month Alis Franklin, Elizabeth Fitzgerald and Chris Andrews gave us a fantastic insight into author platforms: creating them, advantages and things to watch out for. It was interesting and insightful, and certainly made me think about ways I could increase my online presence. But if you missed that great [...]
Last CSFG meeting Nicole Murphy gave us fascinating insight into character arcs. This included the two types of characters (steadfast and changeable) and the roles these serve in your story, the use of character arcs in different genres, and the importance of conflict. Nicole illuminated the importance of character arcs [...]
You might ask what we've been doing lately... For our April 2018 meeting last month, we had a fantastic workshop delivered by Rob Porteous on 'Putting science into Science Fiction'. Rob is the organiser of the CSFG Novel Writing group (see the 'what we do' section to find out more) [...]