Conference Scholarship Fund

Following an amazing conference, where around 100 authors, editors, and publishers gathered and enjoyed fellowship, instruction and workshop opportunities, it has been decided that Omega Writers Australasia will set up a scholarship fund. As a group of writers, we are aware there are more people in our region who would love the opportunity to come…

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Publisher / Editor Appointments at Omega Conference

Publisher/editor appointments are only being taken at conference. No pre bookings. Meet with: Rochelle Manners – http://rhizapress.com.au/about/the-rhiza-team Rachel Sweasey – http://rhizapress.com.au/about/the-rhiza-team Rowena Beresford – http://www.yellowbrickbooks.com.au/about-us.html Deb Porter – http://www.finessewriting.com.au/index.html And http://www.breathoffreshairpress.com Iola Goulton – http://christianediting.co.nz Nola Passmore – http://www.thewriteflourish.com.au Lynne Stringer – http://www.lynnestringer.com Shona Weston – https://www.facebook.com/pg/apricotediting/about/ Penny Reeve – http://www.pennyreeve.com/editorial-consultations.html With possibly more to…

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Wangaratta Chapter Meeting

This Saturday, 24th September, the Wangaratta Chapter of Omega Writers is meeting at 1:30 pm. Format of the afternoon: We commence with an instructional or motivational talk via mp3 for about half an hour. We spend the rest of the time sharing our work and getting feedback. Attendees are encouraged to bring up to 500…

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New Caleb Criteria and Closing Date

We have received a few inquiries regarding the CALEB entry criteria. SO…we’d like to announce a few changes. These changes will open the competition to more authors being able to enter. These will not affect any entries that have come in, but just open the way for more to be received. CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS –…

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Caleb Prize 2017 is Open

Categories for 2017 CALEB Award Published Fiction novel Published Non-Fiction. Published Children’s picture Book. Unpublished Manuscript YA novel. Each book can only be entered in one section. E-books are not eligible in this year’s competition. We hope to expand our categories in future years. Unpublished manuscripts will receive written feed-back from the judges. All entries,…

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Sydney Chapter – Meeting Information

The Sydney chapter of Omega Writers kicked off the year with a treat, with author Narelle Atkins joining as guest speaker for the February meeting. Narelle is a very accomplished inspirational romance author in both the Australian and American market and drove all the way from Canberra to be with the group. She has a…

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Conference – Important Dates and Links

Our national conference is now just a few weeks away and we want to make sure you have these important details at your fingertips. (The photo is of our special guests, Hallee Bridgeman and Naomi Reed). Important dates: 1st Oct    Requests for pre-reading of manuscripts close 7th Oct    Live-in Registrations close 12th Oct  Day Registrations…

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