CSFG member Donna Hanson has interviewed CSFG member JT Clay in the wake of her first novel, A Single Girl's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. Not that we're a sheltered workshop or anything - it's part of Donna's new author spotlight interview series. The novel is available at Momentum Books [...]
Congratulations! To Kaaron Warren, for continuing to win all of the awards in 2013 and picking up an ACT Publishing Award for Through Splintered Walls. To Zena Shapter, for winning the Glen Miles Short Story Prize with her story "Champions". Covers! Donna Hanson has the cover of (technically) her first [...]
The program for the Conflux Writers Day, a new event ahead of the Aurealis Awards on 5 April 2014, is now live on the Conflux website. The program features CSFG members Kaaron Warren, Ian McHugh, Phill Berrie, Donna Maree Hanson, Chris Andrews and Rob Porteous.
by Ian McHugh (writing at ianmchugh.wordpress.com) A common question that crops up at writing workshops is “How do you go about getting stories published?” So much so that I’ve started building the short version of the answer into my workshop introductions. The short answer goes like this: McHugh’s 3-step Guide [...]
Helen Stubbs talks to Donna Maree Hanson about her writing career, including publication of her novel Rayessa and the Space Pirates and writing the sequels, and her YA Paranormal Romance, Bespelled. They also talk about the advantages of using a pseudonym and what Donna has enjoyed reading recently, including Untamed [...]
CONGRATULATIONS! To Shauna O'Meara who did indeed win a second placing in the Writers of the Future contest with the story that was shortlisted last month. Yay, Shauna! To Jo Clay (writing as J.T. Clay) whose debut novel, A Single Girl's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, has been published by [...]
Last night, 16 October, CSFG held our annual general meeting. The outgoing committee reported to the members on activities and achievements for the year, including:publication of the Next anthologypublication of Next, Winds of Change and Kaaron Warren's The Grinding House as e-bookschanging our membership structure to welcome Outer Canberra membersour [...]
(and other CSFG Member News for September 2013) CONGRATULATIONS! To Alan, who has signed a THREE BOOK DEAL with HarperVoyager Australia! To (and fingers-crossed for) Shauna O'Meara, who has a story among the finalists in the Writes of the Future contest. Upcoming Workshops and Courses Gillian Polack will be commencing [...]