At last week’s Writing Race, we were joined by internationally-published sci-fi and fantasy writer Charlotte McConaghy. As a writer from a young age now published by Random House and Pan Macmillan, as well the author of the Australian Writer’s Guild award-winning screenplay Fury, Charlotte’s insights gave Racers a glimpse into the dazzling world of screenwriting and … Continue reading »

Calling for Program Volunteers

Get Involved in This Year’s Conference We need your involvement. While GenreCon bring in a bunch of awesome guests, the conference is only possible thanks to the team of attending writers, editors, and agents who volunteer their expertise over the course of the weekend, delivering workshops and discussion panels on a range of writing and publishing topics. … Continue reading »

Opportunity: The Big Issue Fiction 2015 Issue

At a Glance Wants: Short Fiction (300 words – 2,500 words) Genre/Theme: Any Pay Rate: Unknown Deadline: 1 June, 2015 Go Directly to the Writer’s Guidelines In Detail The Big Issue invites all writers – of whatever age, whether established, emerging, or just keen to have a crack – to submit previously unpublished short stories from 300 to 2,5000 words for the 2015 Fiction … Continue reading »