Partnering with the Gold Coast's premier cultural precinct - HOTA, Home of the Arts sees an annual calendar of events come to fruition.

With activations the 3rd Monday of each month, we offer the Gold Coast community a varied programme events to engage with emerging writers, book lovers and creatives.

August
September
October
November

August

Monday 19 August | 5.30pm | Theatre 2 at HOTA, Home of the Arts

Social Media for Your Writing Practice - In the world of interconnectivity social media is a powerful tool for audience engagement and author visibility. But with so much content and conversation, how do you break through the digital noise? Gain practical tools to discover your online voice and develop strategies to manage your presence, and time, online.

Writers' Workshop facilitated by Inside Voice

Click here to book your workshop place - $35 per person

September

Friday 13 September | 11.00am | Theatre 1 at HOTA, Home of the Arts

Hitler's Daughter - Join us for a very special 30 minute talk followed by a 10 minute Q&A with Jackie French, author of Hitler’s Daughter after the 11am performance on Friday 13 September.

Jackie French is an award-winning Australian author who has written over 140 books and won more than 60 national and international awards. She’s one of Australia’s most popular authors and Hitler’s Daughter is one of her most critically acclaimed books. It won the UK Wow! Award, a Semi Grand Prix Japan Award and is listed as a blue-ribbon book in the USA.

Adapted for the stage by Monkey Baa Theatre Company, the play has toured Australia and the United States and has received many awards including a Robert Helpmann Award, the Drover Award and a Drover Special Panel Award.

Click here to book your ticket - $22.50 per person

October

Monday 21 October | 5.30pm | Theatre 2 at HOTA, Home of the Arts

Editing for Writers - The first draft is never the last draft, but reviewing your own work with a critical eye can be challenging. Learn how to proof-read, copyedit, and structurally review a text, and develop the self-assessment tools necessary to enhance your craft. Gain the analytical skills needed to take your story from rough draft to submission-ready.

Writers' Workshop facilitated by Inside Voice

Click here to book your workshop place - $35 per person

November

Monday 18 November | 5.30pm | Theatre 2 at HOTA, Home of the Arts

Writers Action Plan - There's never been more ways to get your work in front of audiences, but how do you identify the best options for your project? Explore the myriad of publication opportunities and identify the best way to get your project read. Come prepared with a project in mind for this hands-on session.

Writers' Workshop facilitated by Inside Voice

Click here to book your workshop place - $35 per person