Monthly Archives: May 2011

Calling Aspiring Writers

The QWC /Hachette Maunsxcript Development Program has opened for writers of young adult fiction, fiction and non fiction, Applications close 21 July. The Allen& Unwin Manuscript Development Program for emerging writers of children’s fiction is open. Applications close 14 July. … Continue reading

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Aurealis Award Wins for ROR Writers!

First of all, it must be said that being a finalist in these awards is an achievement. Congrats to all the finalists. Secondly, I’d like to congratulate everyone who won in their sections. But, since this is the ROR blog, … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Aurealis Awards 2011!

Well, it’s that time of year again. And this year the Aurealis Awards will be held in Sydney. Harper Collins Voyager is sponsoring the awards. Kudos to the new AA management team, SpecFaction for pulling it all together. A national … Continue reading

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