Taking Five with Nick Earls

Our AWM intern takes five with Brisbane author Nick Earls to talk about newfangled gadgets, waxing, bleaching, and of course his new book Analogue Men. Analogue Men is Nick Earls’ nineteenth book, following novels and short fiction for adults and teenagers and the Word Hunters series for children. Five of his books have been adapted … 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 »

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 »

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 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 »

12 April Writing Race with Chris Lynch

Our special guest author at next Tuesday’s Writing Race will be Chris Lynch, editor of The Tangled Bank, an anthology of speculative fiction, poetry, and artwork. For more info on Chris, visit www.chrislynch.com.au To join Chris for an evening writing fun, visit www.awmonline.com.au shortly before 8pm next Tuesday, click on ‘Go to Forums’, then click … Continue reading »