Very informative post, and inspiring 🙂

Selina Shapland

Last Sunday I had an opportunity to attend my first Writers Group Convention at the Enoggera Bowls Club here in Queensland.

The day started at 9am and went through to 4pm with a mixture of speakers presenting on writing, publishing and marketing. Representatives from the various writing groups across Queensland discussed the importance of joining a group of like-minded people who know the craft of writing to assist you to strengthen and develop as a writer.  Each group had it’s own speciality and that was fascinating to listen to.

Here are some of the speakers that resonated for me:

Lauren Daniels, Director of Brisbane Writers Workshop discussed how to develop your writing skills and drew on an inspirational story from Women Who Run With The Wolves by Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes. The story was a metaphor to describe the process writers goes through when creating a story.

David Reiter, award-winning text…

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