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We wrote our book in a day!

The CSFG Team staged our entry for the the 2013 Write-a-Book-in-a-Day Contest on Sunday 4 August at a top-secret venue somewhere in Canberra.Patch logo

Well, actually, someone was teaching in the room at the ACT Writers Centre that CSFG normally uses, so we had to find somewhere else. But no matter because…

We raised over $870 for PatCH! Big thanks to everyone who sponsored our team!

Read more… (including our book in a day!)

We wrote our book in a day!

And raised over $500 for the Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital (PatCH) program!
(You can still donate until the end of July.)

More on our day and a PDF of our finished story here.

CSFG Member News (June 2012)

Sales, Wins and Publications

Ian McHugh has sold a short-story collection, with the working title of Angel Dust, to Ticonderoga Publications.

Ross Hamilton’s novella “It Hides in Darkness” won the Creative Unpublished Authors Print Ready Competition.

Shauna O’Meara’s story “Blood Lilies” won the Australian Horror Writers’ Association (AHWA) Flash Fiction Competition.

Alan Baxter’s story “Cephalopodia Obsessia” and Nicole Murphy’s story “Euryale” have been accepted for the Bloodstones anthology from Ticonderoga Publications.

Ian McHugh’s story “The Navigator and the Sky” is now free to read online at Giganotosaurus.

Upcoming Workshops, Courses and Events

Gillian Polack will be teaching a one-day workshop on grammar and punctuation at the NSW Writers Centre on 22 July.

Ian McHugh will be teaching a 6 week evening course on writing fiction at the Canberra Institute of Technology from 1 August.

The CSFG team will be writing their Write-a-Book-in-a-Day Contest entry on Sunday 8 July at the ACT Writers Centre.

CSFG Team for Write-a-Book-in-a-Day

Please support us!

CSFG has entered a team in this year’s Write-a-Book-in-a-Day contest, raising money for the Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital (PatCH) program. We’ll be writing our book in a day on Sunday 8 July at the ACT Writers Centre, Gorman House. Details on how to support the CSFG team and PatCH are here. Our team members are:

Mitchell Akhurst
Lisa Fuller
Ross Hamilton
Ian McHugh
Nicole Murphy
Shauna O’Meara
Gillian Polack
Rob Porteous
Cat Sheely
Jane Virgo

Please sponsor our entry in the Write-a-Book-in-a-Day contest!

CSFG is entering a team in the Write-a-Book-in-a-Day charity fundraiser contest.

We’ll be writing our book in a day on 8 July 2012 at the ACT Writers Centre. All sponsorships for our team will go to the Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital (PatCH) program.

Go here to find out more about the contest and how to support us.