Midweek Motivation 20 November
Competitions, opportunities, news and more
News & Events:
Nanowrimo is finishing soon! How are you faring? Is your goal within sight? Head on over to our Inside a Dog Nanowrimo blog where you can share how your journey is going.
Competitions & Opportunities:
The search is on for Australia’s funniest teens! Class Clowns is Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s national comedy competition for teenagers around the country. If you are between 14-18 years old and think you could perform for 3-5 minutes and make audiences laugh, this is the competition for you. Heats are held all over Australia in early 2019. Check when there is one near you and register now.
This one is open to all current secondary students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents attending school in Australia. Students receiving home schooling are eligible to enter.
You should know:
Sweatshop is an initive located in Western Sydney which is devoted to empowering groups and individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds through writing.
They hold workshops and events for people of all ages, including specific programs and projects for First Nationsl writers, gender diverse people, specifical marginalised groups and LGBTIQ+ writers.
If you’re from Western Sydney and interested in publications, films, podcasts, plays, performance readings, exhibitions, and arts and cultural seminars check out their website and see how you might be able to get involved.
Do you ever come accross a book and think “that can’t be real?” How about this one. Yes, I Could Pee on This (and other poems by cats) is indeed real. And, we think, wonderful. What’s the most out there book you’ve ever found?