How QWC supports writers
- Professional advice on writing and publishing
- Courses in writing, publishing and editing
- Industry seminars and networking opportunities
- Literary events, professional networks and a supportive community
- Projects that promote writers and their writing, such as our Books from our Backyard project
QWC membership benefits
When you become a member of QWC, you become part of a vibrant writing community and you have access to a wide variety of resources and information.
Writing Queensland (WQ) magazine
Exclusively for QWC members, the quarterly WQ Magazine features articles from industry professionals and writers.
Members-only programs and services (some costs apply)
The Writers Surgery offers members 90-minute consultations to discuss their projects (including grant applications) face-to-face, by Skype or by telephone with an experienced editor or published author.
Year of the Writer series is a suite of masterclasses to help you plan, write and edit your novel and explore your author platform.
The Novelist’s Boot Camp is an intensive three days of brainstorming, plotting and practical exercises to get your novel started and well on its way.
Rabbit Hole writing challenges (free).
Members receive a 25% discount on advertising in WQ and our weekly e-newsletter, a fantastic way to promote their business to an engaged, educated readership of thousands, with wide interests in culture, music, food, family and travel as well as reading and writing.
QWC member discounts
Workshops and events
Discounts on QWC’s annual program of workshops, masterclasses and industry seminars.
Additional 5% discount during members' priority booking period before program is released publically.
Presentation of your membership card will also provide you with discounts at the following places:
10% discount (includes mailing facilities) at:
Book Nook, Brisbane City; Byblos Bookshop, Mareeba (discount on second-hand books only); Dymocks, Brisbane City; Dymocks, Townsville; Folio Books, Brisbane City; The Jungle Bookshop, Port Douglas; The Library Shop, SLQ, Brisbane; Maleny Bookshop, Maleny; Mary Who, Townsville; Riverbend Books, Bulimba; Rosetta Books, Maleny; The Written Dimension Bookshop, Noosa Junction; The Yellow Door Books and Music, Yeppoon.
Author Photos by Profile Portraits Australia: $110 for 3 low res photos (normally $150); $140 for 3 high res photos (normally $195). Contact Giulio on 0417 604256 / email@example.com / http://profileportraitsaus.blogspot.com.au (mileage costs may apply)
Developmental editing and manuscript assessment services by Totally Edited: 10% discount. Contact Richard Andrews at www.totallyedited.com
La Boite Theatre tickets $25 (preview) $39 (in season).
Olvar Wood Writers Retreat offers a 10% discount to QWC members on all their writer services. www.olvarwood.com.au