Write Night is for writers who may be struggling to carve out distraction free writing time, who are looking for a safe group environment to work on their writing, or those who may simply like to meet other writers! Write Night is (usually) every second Tuesday at the Centre for Stories.
Write Night facilitates two forty minute writing blocks, distraction free, with prompts for those who need them. Writers may not always be happy with what they write during this time (and be honest, who ever really is at first) but their word count will increase!
- 6pm – 6.15pm Warm up exercises
- 6.20pm – 7pm First writing block
- 7pm –7.15pm Dinner and discussion break (BYO food or use the time some other way — writers only participating in the second block should arrive during this time.)
- 7.20pm – 8pm Second writing block
Please feel free to bring snacks or an evening meal to eat at the break.
Bring your own laptops or pen and paper to work on/with.
Emily Paull: Emily is a writer, blogger and a bookseller, with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History & Creative Writing from Murdoch University and a Graduate Diploma in Writing/Publishing from Deakin University. Her short fiction has appeared in METIOR, (Re)Sisters and the 2016 Margaret River Press Anthology Shibboleth and Other Stories. She will also feature in the 2017 anthology. Emily was shortlisted for the 2015 John Marsden/Hachette Australia Young Writers’ Award and was a young writer in residence at the KSP Centre in the Perth Hills in 2014. She writes short fiction and historical fiction.
Belinda Hermawan: Belinda is an aspiring novelist and short fiction writer. She is a HR professional in her ‘other life’, and holds a double degree in Law and Arts (Political Science & International Relations) from the University of Western Australia. She is currently the Studios Manager at artist-run-initiative Paper Mountain and also works in Digital Communications for WA’s peak literary body writingWA. She is also a former president of the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA writers’ centre.