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Eco House, Darwin Botanic Gardens Residency
Jun 15 @ 1:35 am – Jul 24 @ 11:45 pm


If you had to conjure up in your mind the perfect place to write, you’d have to think hard to go past the Darwin Botanic Gardens (although, these things are very subjective).

NT Writers’ Centre is proud to extend an amazing opportunity for all NT writers outside Darwin – a 3 week residency in Eco House, Darwin Botanic Gardens, to polish off that writing project you’re always meaning to finish. Peace. Quiet. Beautiful surrounds. Few distractions.

We have now opened for expressions of interest for a residency, 8-29 August: writers are welcome to propose any form of residency they prefer. For example, we are open to more than one writer taking residence.

There will be a hosting element – using the Botanic Gardens as a venue to engage with other writers. In previous years this has taken the form of a reading in the Moonlit Garden. This year the residence has the added benefit of coinciding with the Darwin Festival, so we will seek to host this event in partnership with the festival.


Your EOI should include:

– your current project

– goals for your project during the residency

– max 5 pages example of your work

– proposed event you would like to facilitate

– any other variations you would like to propose e.g. additional people, events, requirements etc


Please call us if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, and submit your proposal to executive@ntwriters.com.au

Seeking Furniture Donations
Jun 15 @ 2:06 am – Aug 15 @ 3:06 am

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NT Writers’ have a great new project reconstructing the set of the 1971 Australian psycho-thriller Wake in Fright.
Just kidding. But we are looking for furniture donations from in or around Darwin. The reason does involve an outback town, nothing menacing though!.. big reveal soon.

thIf you can help us out, we’d love to hear from you! We are looking for: a bed base and mattress, fridge, outdoor and indoor table and chairs, stove, pots and pans, sheets, TV, stereo, lamps…

If you can help us out, please email executive@ntwriters.com.au

Central Australian Writers meeting @ Confucius Palace Dumpling
Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm

Screenshot 2015-05-28 13.36.13Ernest Hemingway put it very bluntly when he said, ‘The first draft of anything is bad.’

This may be a little hard to stomach from someone as dashing and successful as Hemingway however, in light of the sentiment, we are excited to invite writers in Alice Springs to the revival of CAW – Central Australian Writers, with the first meeting taking place June 30.

Bring your pens and paper, and perhaps a ‘first draft,’ to an informal and open writers meeting to discuss your work, meet other writers, get some feedback, and share stories. All genres. All Welcome.


CAW – Central Australian Writers

Last Tuesday of the month


Confucius Palace Dumpling

Shop 10/63 Todd Mall

Alice Springs


Please RSVP to alice@ntwriters.com.au (so we can give the lovely people at the Confucius Palace Dumpling a heads up!)

Workshop: Story Structure @ Frog Hollow Conference Room
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Screen Shot 2015-06-30 at 2.24.43 pmThe AWG SA/NT Committee is pleased to present another outstanding opportunity to work with the Territory’s own Philip Tarl Denson to build your skills and understanding of story structure.

Open to all, the Workshop is ideal for anyone with an interest in screenwriting regardless of experience.

The Workshop will be held over 2 movie length sessions, approximately 1hr 20min each.

Session 1:  Introducing Story Structure: 3 acts or 4 Acts? What are Plot points?  Structure is not a formula but a natural sequence that can be seen in any popular story.

Session 2:  Exploring Story Structure to existing, well-known films/stories to demonstrate the ‘universatility’ of story structure and help in constructing new stories.

All participants will leave with a copy of the SCOPE template for future use in story structuring, a logline for their project and a better understanding of story structure.

Where:  NT Writer’s Centre, Frog Hollow Conference Room, 56 McMinn St, Darwin

When:  Saturday 4th July 1pm – 4pm

Cost:  FREE

For more information and to book please call 0410215911 or register online.

Our thanks to Screen Territory and the NT Writers’ Centre for their support.

Writing grant applications: Hot tips for success! Workshop. @ The Old Courthouse
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puzzled about how to apply for funding for an arts or literary project?

Overwhelmed by the grant application process?

In this workshop, the talented Mary Anne Butler takes participants through the process of writing a clear and concise artistic rationale for a grant application.

Topics covered include: addressing the question directly, use of sub-headings and dot points, how to present a clear project vision, knowing your audience (funding body research), amassing suitable support material, using positive language, and selling your vision.

NB: This workshop touches on grant budgetary matters but does NOT cover budgets in intricate detail.

Target audience: Independent artists (all genres), and arts organisations.

Mary Anne Butler

Save the Date: 2015 Eye of the Storm Writers’ Festival
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 11:30 pm

We’re excited to announce that Eye of the Storm 2015 is back on track, with Dani Powell taking the reins as festival program co-ordinator.

Block out the dates in your diary and start booking travel if you don’t live in Alice!

Eye of the Storm – writing, culture and ideas at the heart of the country


Writers and storytellers come together under the 2015 theme Finding Home.

Thurs 17 to Sun 20 September, 2015

Alice Springs

Presented by NT Writers’ Centre