Useful Links for Emerging Writers


Queensland Writers Centre - a one stop shop for emerging authors, networking opportunities, writing workshops and resources. A great start for any budding author, QWC often includes writing workshops for young writers during school holidays.


Sunshine Coast Literary Association - encourages and helps develops writers and readers on the Sunshine Coast. Including an annual writing competition. This volunteer organisation ceased in October 2015 but the page is still active with information.


Spine Out - a great new emagazine aimed at young adults. Contents includes book reviews, articles with authors, latest books and competitions. Readers can also submit their writing for publication.


Express Media - designed to support and provide developmental opportunities for young people who like writing, or a parent, teacher, librarian, youth worker or anyone interested in literature.


Voiceworks - a quarterly magazine featuring writing by young people under 25 years of age. Submissions welcome

OzKids in Print - a quarterly magazine featuring poetry and prose submissions from school children. Organised by Australian Children's Literary Board. Submissions Welcome


Useful links for Emerging Authors -  compiled with the assistance of Pass it On Subscribers.

Click here for PDF of Useful links for emerging authors.


Love to Read - The National Year of Reading was held in 2012, linking together Australian libraries and library associations, creating inspirational programs and events across the country. Since then the Love to Read group focus attention on raising the awareness of the importance of reading by celebrating the Reading Hour

PO Box 5025  MAROOCHYDORE  BC  QLD  4558