Day: July 20, 2022

Our famous Q&As!
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Which “orange” came first: the fruit or the colour?

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, we’re comparing oranges and oranges…

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Competitions and Opportunities
Australian Writers' Centre Team

Furious Fiction June 2022 winner and shortlist

A writer (you’ve probably never heard of) once said, “all the world’s a stage” and in this round’s Furious Fiction challenge, all of the entrants were indeed merely players. Here were the criteria: Each story had to begin with a sentence containing exactly SIX words. Each story had to include

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Paula Stevenson smiling with Buster follows his nose cover
Alumni/Student success stories
Australian Writers' Centre Team

Paula Stevenson publishes her debut picture book ‘Buster Follows His Nose’

After moving from Sydney to a rural beef cattle property, Paula Stevenson found she had more time to devote to writing. Inspired by the stunning bushland in her new home and the with the arrival of her grandchildren, she became was inspired to write her own picture books and enrolled in Writing Picture Books at the Australian Writers’ Centre.

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