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PORT WRITERS

 

Welcome to PORT WRITERS INC. a community writing group founded in December 2014
located in PORT MACQUARIE on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

 

When do we meet and what do we do?

We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month (except November and December) at the Rotary Community Hall, Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie
We also meet for a writing coffee and chat session on the second Wednesday of each month at at the Sea Acres Rainforest Café, Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie
See our Gatherings page for details on what happens at our meetings.
We hold an annual Writing Competition.

We welcome visitors and new members. See our Membership page for further details.

 

Our Mission Statement

We aim to provide a comfortable, supportive and cooperative environment. At Port Writers, members are encouraged to share and practice their writing. Writers are supported to improve their literary knowledge and increase their realm of literary experience.

 

Our Aims and Objectives

  • Encourage writers and those interested in writing to join Port Writers Inc.
  • Support the membership on their individual journeys.
  • Provide a comfortable environment catering for individual needs including those with a disability.
  • Provide presentations that are relevant and meaningful.
  • Include the membership in all important decision making and changes; notifying the public of the endeavours of Port Writers through regular publicity.

 

Our Patrons

We are honoured to have talented writers Bessie Jennings and Laurie Barber as our patrons

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1 month ago
BBC Three

Here's an old interview with one of the masters of writing for children to add a bit of extra interest to your already interesting weekend. 🙂

Roald Dahl at work in 1982.

#RoaldDahlDay2018

1 month ago

BIG CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Port Writers Inc 2018 Writing Competition.

FICTION winner – TREASURE by Charlotte French, NSW
NON-FICTION winner – LIQUID GOLD by Vickie Walker, ... See more

1 month ago
Elyne Mitchell Writing Award

Heads up - a writing comp to launch you into 2019 🙂

Don't be pushed for time writing a story for the 2019 awards! The theme for next year has already been decided.

Find more info at www.elynemitchell.com.au

1 month ago

Our 2018 OPEN WRITING COMPETITION results will be announced at our gathering - THIS Saturday 27 October 2018 at the Rotary Community Hall, Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie

2 months ago

Whoops ! Seen at Scotts Head, New South Wales

2 months ago

We write 🙂

2 months ago

We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month (except December) from 1-4 pm at the Rotary Community Hall, Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie to share our knowledge and experience in the craft of ... See more

3 months ago
Hunter Writers Centre

Ha ha - who's been guilty of this !

Today's lit fun

3 months ago

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”
Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of ... See more

3 months ago

Port Writers member, Hayley Lawrence will be launching her YA novel, published by Penguin Books Australia at BOOK FACE Port Macquarie Saturday 8 October 2-4 pm. RSVP to Book Face. Well done to Hayley ... See more