Day: January 19, 2022

where does the Mexican standoff and Mexican wave come from?
Our famous Q&As!
Dean Koorey

Q&A: The origin of the Mexican standoff and Mexican wave

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week, once upon a time in

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Furious Fiction December 2021 stories had to include a tree
Competitions and Opportunities
Australian Writers' Centre Team

Furious Fiction December 2021 winner and shortlist

It’s a new year and a new format for your beloved Furious Fiction – with competition weekends now taking place each quarter. But first, we still need to crown the final winner of 2021. Here were the challenge criteria: Each story had to include a tree. Each story had to

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