2018 Progam

Our 2018 meeting program is shaping up.  It’s looking to be another great year for extending our writing skills. Here’s a taster…

Our General Meetings continue on 2nd Saturday of each month at 2.00 pm at the Toronto Centenary Hub as usual.

10th February 2018 – Life Writing

Presented by: Pam Garfoot, author of ‘Making them real‘,  with Linda Visman, author of Ben’s Challenge and Thursday’s Child


Topic: The process of life writing

10th March 2018 – Guest author

Presented by: Debbie Robson

Debbie is a local published author. Her novel, Tomaree, is a World War II love story set in the Port Stephens area of New South Wales. She has also written a novel, Crossing Paths, which is set in the virtual world of BookCrossing, a real online book club.


6th – 8th April, 2018 – NWF


Don’t forget – keep your diaries free for supporting the Newcastle Writers’ Festival! The program is out now.



14th April, 2018 Workshop

for Seniors Card Short Story Writing


Presented by: Cate Plink

Cate is a very active member of our local branch as well as her busy role on the State Committee of the Fellowship of Australian Writers NSW.

This workshop is designed to support writers who are preparing (or thinking about preparing) a 1,000 word story to submit to the Seniors Card Short Story Competition. To book your place at a workshop, please send an email to Maureen Kelly (FAWNSW Communications Manager) at honsecretary@fawnsw.org.au  or phone her on 0417 403 720.