Writing for Children

The contact details for writing groups are for use by individual writers inquiring about joining groups only. They are not to be used for commercial or other purposes.


Children’s Book Writers
Fourth Friday of the month, 7:30-9:30pm; NSW Writers’ Centre
This group provides a forum for critiques, discussion and brainstorming of members’ work, providing a sounding board for ideas. We cover a diverse range of children’s and YA fiction genres.
Open to new members – contact Kris for more information


Down the Rabbit Hole 
First Saturday of the month, 1:00-3:00pm; NSW Writers’ Centre
Down the Rabbit Hole is made of some published authors and some un-published. We critique work in the junior/middle grade/YA categories and occasionally have workshopping ideas sessions. Our purpose is to provide an environment that encourages works in progress and to give helpful feedback and support.
Closed to new members 


Monday Night Children’s Writers
First and third Monday of the month, 7:30-10:00pm; NSW Writers’ Centre
We are a dynamic and  supportive group of published and aspiring writers of all genres in the kids’ lit spectrum. We provide a safe space for constructive critiquing, share tips and strategies, information and resources regarding writing and publishing. We celebrate group members’ successes and provide support against setbacks.
Closed to new members


Picture This
Second Monday of the month, 7:30-9:30pm; NSW Writers’ Centre
Picture This is a supportive and fun group for aspiring and published writers for children. We aim to encourage, inspire and help each member become the best writer they can be.
Closed to new members


Tuesday Night Writing for Children
Tuesdays fortnightly, 7:30-9:30pm; NSW Writers’ Centre
We aim to improve our skills in writing for children. We bring work ranging across picture books, chapter books, middle school and Young Adult for critiquing.
Membership by enquiry – contact Richard for more information

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