Become a Member
$49.50 annual fee (inc. GST)
- Minimum 30% discount on our workshops
- Free monthly writing groups: poetry, writing for children, speculative fiction and more
- Publishing opportunities throughout the year.
- A members’ only webpage with information about competitions, festivals, professional development, lit services and resources.
- Access to our (fee-paying) Mentorship program – mentors give advice on content, voice, structure, characterisation.
- Monthly members’ newsletter
- Writing resources written by local, published authors
- Social events for you to meet other writers and share experiences
- Provision of venues for writing groups, book launches, social gatherings
- Resources sourced and recommended by HWC
- 10% discount at MacLeans Independent Bookseller, Hamilton
- Members’ only Facebook groups to keep in contact online
There’s an activity every week!
- In the 1st week each month:
- Specialised writing workshop
- Your newsletter arrives in your inbox
- In the 2nd week each month:
- Prose group – first Wednesday 9.30-12 meets in Merewether
- In the 3rd week each month:
- Creative Writing, East Maitland
- Poetry, Speers Point
- In the 4th week each month:
- Speculative Fiction (sci-fi, horror, dystopian), Wickham
- Children’s Writing group, Adamstown
- Poetry group, Maitland
- Creative Writing, Rutherfor
Annual fee $49.50 (inc. GST)
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