Who we are
Discovery Writers enjoy the written word, sharing insights, humour and drama through stories, memoirs and poems.
What we do
We meet on the first Tuesday of each month (not January) to read and discuss our current work. Each year we choose a writing theme and upskill our knowledge through workshops. Discovery Writers welcomes all who enjoy writing to come and share in our friendship afternoons.
Where and when we meet
Miles Franklin room, Hurstville Library, Dora St, Hurstville
12.30 - 3.00pm, first Tuesday of the month (except January)
Monthly workshops from 1.00pm: February and March
February 5th: From 1.00pm - An Introduction to Dreams & Scenes
The calendar flips over a month and it’s January, then February. What are your dreams for the writing year ahead?
Bring those dreams along to our meeting and hear others’ thoughts
as we begin a series of workshops focusing on the writing process.
Today we will also consider how to identify and prioritise goals for writers. There will be time for readings and feedback. Bring 3 copies of your work. See you there.
March 5th: From 1.00pm – Visualising the Scene
When we write we are remembering, imagining or playing with ideas, facts and fictions.
Part of the writing process involves visualising or ‘seeing’ with the inner eye that particular situation of curious interest which demands to be recorded.
Generally, this is in a setting, a scene.
Today, we will create a scene! But it will alarm no one. The scene is purely for our enjoyment.
Community Group Award
Discovery Writers are the recipients of a Community Group Achievement Award - for outstanding services to the St George Community. Presented by Mark Coure MP, the award is welcome and especially prized. It recognises the many members who give their support and work behind-the-scenes to keep the art of writing alive in the community.
If you have always wanted to write, now is a great time to start. Come along and meet our outstanding writers.
Personal projects e.g. memoir.
Dreams & Scenes: This project is supported by the Georges River Council.
Any questions? Email us: click to send
Copyright of the material on this site remains with the author of each text.
No part of this website may be copied, except with permission of the author.
Discovery Writers also express our appreciation for assistance under the current Georges River Venue Hire program.
Date: Tuesday, Feb 5th, Mar 5th
Place: Hurstville Library
Time: 12.30 - 3.00pm
Business meeting 12.30 - 1.00pm
email: click to send
Leaflets and Forms
The 2017 Anthology: Short Cuts: All Things Small and Great.
The 2016 Anthology: Memoir Magic
For details please see our prose page.