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New Writers’ Services page

A number of CSFG members provide editing, web, promotion and other services for writers. We've started bringing them together on our new Writers' Services page. Check it out (and watch this space, we expect to add more service providers in the near future).

2018-04-18T10:16:50+10:009th September, 2013|Tags: |

On Making Up Words

by Leife Shallcross (writing at leifeshallcross.wordpress.com) In 2011, when I decided to ‘get serious’ about my writing, one of the first things I did was book myself into a Year of the Novel course with the very knowledgeable and generous Craig Cormick, through the ACT Writers Centre. One of the [...]

2018-04-18T09:49:05+10:009th September, 2013|Tags: |

CSFG Member News (August 2013)

Congratulations! To Kaaron Warren, who's novella "Sky" (having cleaned up all the available Australian awards and the Shirley Jackson Award) has been shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award! To Donna Hanson, who's story "She'll be right" has been long-listed for the Carmel Bird Award. To the 3 CSFGers whose stories [...]

2019-07-06T21:01:41+10:008th September, 2013|Tags: |

We wrote our book in a day!

The CSFG Team staged our entry for the the 2013 Write-a-Book-in-a-Day Contest on Sunday 4 August at a top-secret venue somewhere in Canberra. Well, actually, someone was teaching in the room at the ACT Writers Centre that CSFG normally uses, so we had to find somewhere else. But no matter [...]

2018-04-30T08:05:25+10:009th August, 2013|Tags: |

CSFG Member News (July 2013)

Congratulations! To Kaaron Warren, whose novella "Sky", having cleaned up all the available Australian national awards, has gone on to win the international Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novella! To Simon Petrie, whose novella "Flight 404" won the Sir Julius Vogel Award for best Novella/Novelette! The cover illustration, by original [...]

2019-08-01T07:57:50+10:003rd August, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , |

How to handle rejection – 20 tips!

by Zena Shapter (writing at www.zenashapter.com) A writer-friend asked me the other day how I handle rejection. What a great topic for a blog, I thought! Over the years, I’ve developed a fantastic set of tactics to handle rejection, so I thought I’d share them with you… PLEASE NOTE: these [...]

2018-06-21T10:45:01+10:0025th July, 2013|Tags: |

First review of Next!

A positive review of Next at Adventures of a Bookonaut: "Now despite what may appear to be a rather open theme this collection hangs together very well. I doffs me hat to the editors for their selections and the collation of the work. There’s some well known writers with absolutely [...]

2019-07-06T18:18:32+10:0015th July, 2013|Tags: , |

Everything We Know About Storytelling We Learned From Star Wars

Guest post by the CSFG Hive Mind (written by Ian McHugh) Star Wars being the endless font of storytelling wisdom and etceteras that it is, and after some lively discussion at our monthly CSFG members’ meeting, Everything I Know About Storytelling I Learned From Star Wars has spawned a not-very-long-awaited [...]

2019-08-01T07:57:20+10:0012th July, 2013|Tags: , , , , |


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