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 »

Come and Join the Writing Race Tonight!

Greetings fellow wordsmiths, Amy the Intern here for another weekly update on the AWMOnline Writing Races. Guest Captain Charlotte Nash Last week we were graced with the presence of the one and only Charlotte Nash! Charlotte’s first novel ‘Ryder’s Ridge’ came out on the 26th of March and I was first in line to grab … Continue reading »

Special Guest Charlotte Nash at the Writing Race Tonight

Good morning everyone, Amy the intern back again. Last week was particularly quiet on the forums, but never fear, I kept writing on into the night with my faithful hound and a cup of tea for company. I was inspired by the words of American author E.L. Doctorow: ‘Writing a novel is like driving a … Continue reading »

Writing Race 20th March – Tonight!

Recap of Last Week’s Writing Race Wednesday the 13th of March was a quiet night for writing; thank you to Catherine who joined me. Exciting News: Next Week’s Guest is Charlotte Nash! Charlotte will be coming along as Race Captain on March 27th and I can’t wait for her to join us in the Writing … Continue reading »

Writing Race Tonight! And a Guest Announcement!

Hello, Amy the intern back for my weekly post to update you all on the happenings in last week’s Writing Race, and tempt you to come along to tonight’s Race. Last Wednesday was a cold and rainy night – perfect for settling in somewhere warm with a warm beverage and a writing project. Our small … Continue reading »

Writing Race Tonight March 6th (and a recap from last week)

Hello, Amy the intern again. Last week we started off our 2013 Writing Races with a small, eager group of writers who worked on projects ranging from ghost stories to romance, from non-fiction to Australian speculative fiction. We were fortunate enough to be joined by Special Guest Mr Jason Fischer who sped us through the … Continue reading »