Last Meeting for 2017 Friday 24th November – Library at the Dock Christmas Meeting 12.00pm–12.15pm: General Meeting 12.15pm–12.45pm: launch of Issue Two of Sparx 12.45pm–1.15pm: Lunch (bring a plate to share for Christmas festivity) 1.15pm–2.45pm: Christmas writing competition: the competition is… Continue Reading
The November newsletter is now available, here and on the newsletter page.
MACLEOD, Phyllis May. Passed away peacefully on July 19, 2017 Aged 90 years. With great sadness members farewell another member who made a significant contribution to the Society. A former accountant, Phyl Macleod was entreated to take over as Treasurer… Continue Reading
POSTAL WORKSHOP ANNUAL PICNIC SATURDAY 20th JANUARY 11AM AT CAFE VIC AT THE ARTS CENTRE Sadly the Pavillion Cafe in the Fitzroy Gardens where we normally meet is closed. Our venue for our gathering on 20TH January 2018 is at… Continue Reading
Dialogue Workshop The October meeting, at the Library at the Dock, will include a workshop on writing dialogue for fiction, the stage and radio, full details via the link above.
The September and October newsletters are now available, here and on the newsletter page. Write-Away September 2017 Write-Away October 2017
SWWV Writing Seminar The September meeting, on Friday 22nd September, will take the form of a writing seminar, covering three areas of interest to all writers, Polishing Prose, Publishing Smarts and the Business of Marketing. With a mix of hands-on… Continue Reading
The August meeting consisted of the AGM followed by the announcement of the winners of the 2017 Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award. The new members of the committee who were present at the meeting are shown in the photograph. They… Continue Reading
The winners of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award are: 1st ‘You Are…’ Mary Jones. 2nd ‘Washing Her Hair’ Lorraine McGuigan. 3rd ‘Nest’ Lorraine McGuigan. Honourable Mention ‘Kangaroo’ Lorraine McGuigan, and ‘A Poet Speaks To Her Progenies’ Rhonda Poholke. The… Continue Reading
The August meeting is on Friday August 25th, at Ross House. The meeting begins at 12pm. The AGM will be followed by the presentation of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award by Jennifer Compton.