At our November Write Links meeting you'd be forgiven for thinking Christmas had come early. Excitement and good cheer hung in the air as everyone greeted each other, thrilled for our in–person encounter and to be back in our usual meeting
After such a long time meeting only in the digital ether, our group members were reunited on Saturday, 26th of June, in the Botanic Gardens Café. Our coordinator Yvonne Mes did a fabulous job as usual as she led us
Repetition is when a writer repeats a word, phrase, or sentence in their work. The primary function of repetition is to emphasise. It also helps to add rhythm and lyricism to your stories. It adds engaging musicality that makes your story—well—sing!
Writing conferences are important events on many a writer’s calendar. Editor assessments — a key highlight of writing conferences — often sell like hotcakes! Once you have your booking(s), how do you get the most out of your meeting with
Michaela Daphne is an Australian Young Adult author of the Hidden Grove series, publishing Purlieu in 2018 and Verja in 2020. She’s spent over ten years volunteering and working with high-schoolers and young adults in Australia and Singapore, and her
Picture books are a special and unique genre. A successful picture book will usually incorporate tried and tested rules. One of these rules is the rule of three. Why three? Three is aesthetically pleasing to humans. Think design strategies. Dividing a
Write Links members had the privilege of gaining insight into a Teacher Librarian’s (TL) role during the April 2021 meeting. Yvonne Mes’ interview with Mel Kroeger was insightful and informative. Mel generously answered a variety of questions from the Write
One stormy Sunday afternoon, eager writers trudged into the Queensland State Library to exercise their minds and be brightened up by the art of words. On Sunday 16th June 2019, Kathryn Apel shared her insights into "Poetry