The Writing Calendar in Calendar form

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July 2016 Writing Calendar WA based events, workshops, comps, courses and more

I decided to put this calendar for the month of June together on a whim. And then people loved it. So this is the monster list of everything even remotely writerly and literary that is going on in Perth and WA in the month of July 2016 from today onwards.

So a few quick answers to questions:

Will this list always be on this site?

MEAA WA is keen to cross-post/host/something along those lines. This will also be cross-posted at Emily Paull‘s site. And possibly on DWOA once we tweak a few things.

Can you compile a list for Victoria and Melbourne?

Not at this point – no time to spare. Please take it on as a project and let us know so we can pass/share/link to it. If you find this useful & are immensely grateful and want to compensate me for my time spent on this, go check out my Patreon

Why collaborate with MEAA? Or with DWOA? Or anyone else?

I am more concerned about the end result: getting info to people who need it. Because I get it – writing centres and other organisations are often run with the help of volunteers or with limited resources. Either you can’t do everything you want to or you lack the technical knowhow. Hence why I would rather collaborate with organisations than be all “My precious!” about it and why I am happy for people to pass the list around or add stuff from it to their own lists.

To me, it just made sense to have a one stop shop for as much of it as possible.

Is this list duplicating other lists? 

In parts yes, but as a whole, no. Events have come from ASA, AWM, APWN, AWG, IPEd, Society of Editors WA, FAWWA, PCWC, KSP, Writing WA, a few libraries and all the WA universities and bookshops and groups to compile the list. Think of this one as an almost exhaustive list collating almost everything in one place.

Can we send you information?

Yes. Please tweet your info at me at @mwikramanayake. Please send me signings/talks/lectures/comps/courses. If sending writing group details, check the end of the list first. Authors/organisations/libraries/bookstores/universities/bookclubs can all send info in.

What are these odd events you have added in? 

Very likely things I think journalists would be interested in or things writers specialising in certain forms/genres/subjects would be keen on.

I don’t like scrolling…

Here is a calendar view w/ categories. Please stay tuned for possible GCal/iCal functionality.

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