We meet on the second Tuesday of each month, except for January, in the Brisbane City Square Library Community Room, 9:30am for a 10am start. Meetings end at 11:30. Meetings are managed by members and include, for example workshops, readings, and guest speakers.

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Next Meeting - February 14th

NEXT MEETING

14 FEBRUARY 10am

Community Meeting Room

Brisbane Square Library

Who better to speak to us on Valentine’s Day than a romance writer!

Come and hear how Sunshine Coast writer Maggie Christensen found a niche in the popular romance genre, leading to her publishing 26 books since 2014. Maggie will bring some copies of her books; she accepts cash or card

 

Previous Meeting - December 13th 2022 - 9.30am to 11.30am

December 13th 2022 9:30am to 11:30am

Announcement of the winners – Marj Wilke Short Story Award – by judge Fiona Robertson.

Her report will be followed by readings of winning entries.

This will be our last meeting for the year so Bring a Book – one you have read and enjoyed – wrapped as a gift.

Lunch following the meeting will be at Kitchen at Treasury.

First meeting for 2023 will be 14th February.

 

Previous Meeting - AGM Meeting - November 8th 2022 - 9.30am to 11.30am

Previous Meeting 8 November
9:30am to 11:30am

Our 2022 AGM will be followed by a discussion –
How to Publish an eBook on Amazon/KDP.

Join us afterwards for a social get-together. (Bring a plate)

Previous Meeting - October 11th 2022 - 10am to 11.30am

Meeting 11 October 2022 10am to 11:30am

Member Heather Jacobs will talk about some forms of poetry and their relevance and impact on society.

This session will touch on some  famous poets from differing backgrounds.

As Robert Frost said:”Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.”

Previous Meeting - September 13th - 9.30am to 11.30am

At the September meeting our anthology will have the celebration it deserves! There will be food and photos and readings and – BEST OF ALL – a well known celebrity will visit to unwrap the box and speak to us.

You will not want to miss this.

If possible, wear a raincoat/trench coat/rain hat and bring a colourful umbrella so we can get some interesting photographs for social media.

If you have paid for your copy/copies you can collect them on the day. And maybe our guest will sign them.

This is a free event but PLEASE RSVP ASAP to the secretary because we need to cater and there is a limit to the number we can have in the room.

Previous Meeting - August 9th - 9.30am to 11.30am

Dale Lorna Jacobsen will announce the winners of the In-House Article Competition.
This will be followed by the informal launch of our anthology “If it hadn’t rained that night…”.

 

Previous Meeting - July 2nd - 11.30pm to 1.30pm - Replaced by Literary Lunch.

In place of our July meeting we are  holding a literary luncheon on 2 July at Booval. Ticket sales end on 26 June. Details under the Events tab on this site. More information here https://womenwritersqld.org.au/wwq-literary-lunch/

Previous Meeting - June 14th - 9.30am to 11.30am

Our meeting in June includes a presentation by Toni Risson:

“Printing a book on Blurb”