Last days to subscribe and win a year's worth of workshops


Subscribe to TWC for the chance to WIN a year's worth of workshops

Membership has never looked so enticing! To farewell the most successful year ever for Tasmanian writers, and to kick 2015 off in style, we're running a truly tempting member join-up comp.

If you join up or renew between now and February 28, not only will you get membership to the TWC and all the wondrous perks that involves (like the members-only Writas newsletter, with enough competitions, submissions, writing opportunities, events, retreats and workshops to catapult your writing career - see a past copy here), you'll also be in the running the incredible prize of an entire year's worth of TWC workshops, including a ticket to the Tasmanian Writers' Festival in September! With all the new skills you'll learn, it's truly a prize that just keeps on giving.

So how do you enter this magnificent draw? Simply fill our your membership form here or call us on (03) 6224 0029. We'll announce the winner March 6.


PHONE SERVICE: We are very pleased to advise our phone service has been reconnected. Apologies to anyone who has had difficulty getting through over the past week. Our number is (03) 6224 0029, however, at present we cannot access any voice messages, so please don't leave us a message. Call us in business hours 10am-4pm Mon-Thurs) or email


A Novel Journey - enrolments open for year-long novel-writing course

Was your New Year's Resolution for 2015 to finally write that novel? The Tasmanian Writers' Centre is delighted to announce A Novel Journey - nine sessions over the course of 2015 designed to guide you through writing your very own masterpiece.

A wide range of tutors will share their expertise in helping you craft your manuscript from start to finish. Topics include structure, narrative, character development, plot, setting/place, style/rhythm/pace, dialogue, polishing/reflecting and how to get published.

Cost for all nine sessions (to be held monthly on weekend dates) is $550 for TWC members and $700 for non-members. Casual spots available.

Sessions are held by established and renowned authors and include Robyn Mundy (Hobart and Launceston), Cameron Hindrum (Launceston), Robyn Friend (Launceston) Dirk Flinthart (Launceston), Tansy Rayner Roberts (Hobart), Lian Tanner (Hobart) and Julie Hunt (Hobart).

The Launceston course will be held on Saturday afternoons, beginning on 28 March.

The Hobart course will be held on Sunday mornings, beginning on 29 March.

To book your place on the Hobart course via Eventbrite, click here and for the Launceston course, click here.  For queries, email or phone (03) 6224 0029.