Last Week Patrick O’Duffy, This Week Fiona Palmer!

Last Wednesday night we were graced with the online presence of Mr Patrick O’Duffy. In between working on his own writing he kept the whole Writing Race community busily chatting on the boards, and as every writer reached the 200-word mark they were awarded with fluffy bunny photos (no cash prizes, sorry folks). After reading … Continue reading »

Special Guest Tomorrow Night: Patrick O’Duffy

Last Wednesday night was quiet and rainy. A small group of writers gathered for the Weekly Writing Race – our ranks were thinned by a cold rainy night and a few bouts of the flu. I hope everyone will be healthy this week and ready to come and race with us because we have a … Continue reading »

Writing Race 22nd May! Come and join us!

We have some very exciting Guest Captains to announce next week; in fact, there will be a mega-post of awesome authors who are coming along to lead our weekly Writing Races over the next month. This week however I will be leading the race solo, so please don’t leave me lonely. Come and join me … Continue reading »

Writing Race Recap

Last Wednesday we were so lucky to have Louise Cusack as our Special Guest.  Thank you so much Louise for leading us in a wonderful night of writing. We also had a record nineteen Racers in attendance! Our total word count was in the thousands and genres ranged from non-fiction essays on meditation, to sit-com … Continue reading »

May Day: Writing Race Announcement!

Once again our Writing Race was a huge success. Thank you so much to Special Guest Alan Baxter who joined us last week and to all our participants. Although there wasn’t a lot of discussion on the page, I have the suspicion is this was because everyone was too busy writing to chat! We had … Continue reading »

Alan Baxter is our Guest Captain Tonight!

Our Facebook Writing Races are turning into a weekly writing party! Last week 10 Racers took on the challenge and once again there were a variety of writing projects worked on over the evening, including: steampunk romance, apocalyptic environmental young adult fiction, Australian romantic fiction, essays and articles, and a script. At half-time we took … Continue reading »

Writing Race Success – and Race With Us Tonight!

Our first Facebook-based Writing Race was a hit last week! Race Captain Jodi Cleghorn got us off to a wonderful start by asking Racers to list: their writing session essentials; what project they were working on; and their big, amazing, audacious intention/dream/wish for their writing over the next year. A quick browse through the answers … Continue reading »

Writing Races are Moving!

Greeting friends of AWM! Today we are moving our weekly Writing Races to a more user-friendly platform on Facebook. For those who haven’t come along to a Race before here’s what you need to know. A Writing Race is a self-directed, one-hour writing session done in the company of online peers convened by a Race … Continue reading »