These regular groups form the backbone of our writing centre. They provide a place for discussion, sharing work, and communal learning.

BUSINESS OF WRITING 1st Thursday 9.30am – 11.30am 

for traditional and self-published authors to discuss all aspects of running your own business as a professional writer / author including marketing, editing & publishing.

EMERGING AUTHORS 2nd Thursday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

for writers with a basic to intermediate knowledge to discuss all aspects of the craft including critiquing each others work and participating in monthly challenges.

ASPIRING AUTHORS 4th Thursday 10.30am – 12.30pm

for developing writers to discuss all aspects of the craft including plotting, character development, structure, editing and staying motivated with the aim of publication.

SHORT STORY ANALYSIS 4th Thursday 7.00pm – 9.00pm

for writers interested in learning the elements and techniques specific to writing a memorable short story by examining those written by others.

SHORT STORY WRITERS 1st and 3rd Wednesday 6.30pm-8.00pm

for writers who are looking for encouragement and feedback from sharing their short stories. 

WRITE HERE WRITE NOW 1st Saturday 9.00am-12.00pm

for writers wishing to escape a distraction-filled home to write in quiet with like-minded authors.
  • Prospective members are welcome to attend free for one month prior to joining.
  • REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL for every group you are attending for the 1st time or have missed more than 2 months.
  • TO REGISTER Please email or phone Jean on 0438 427 280
  • All groups are held at the Rockingham Writers Centre rooms located upstairs at the back of the Rockingham Arts Centre, 11 Kent st, Rockingham. Please enter through the rear gates and follow the stairs.