Society of Women Writers NSW Literary Luncheon

14 December 2016

Alice Campion author group

‘Alice Campion’: Jenny Crocker, Jane Richards, Jane St Vincent Welch & Denise Tart


Amazing! Come and listen to how a group of authors wrote two novels together and got published by the world’s biggest publisher. The Painted Sky is the work of five members of a Sydney book club, writing under the collective pseudonym Alice Campion. Denise Tart, Jenny Crocker, Jane St Vincent Welch, Jane Richards and Madeline Oliver are all based in Sydney. Their book is described as a 21st Century Thorn Birds. Four of the five authors are now neck-deep delivering the sequel The Shifting Light, due out early next year.


‘How to Write Fiction as a Group’
In this interactive workshop, the four authors who are ‘Alice Campion’ (Jenny Crocker, Jane Richards, Jane St Vincent Welch & Denise Tart) will share their secrets for collaborative success. How did they manage to create a seamless work that speaks with one voice? How did they share their ideas, give feedback and manage their work without coming to blows? How did they score a three-book publishing deal with the world’s biggest publisher? The team will arm you with techniques and strategies to avoid the pitfalls and embrace the confidence and success that writing together can offer.

Meeting Details:

Date: 14 December 2016
Venue: Dixson Room, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW
Times: Literary Luncheon 12.00; Workshop: 10 am–11.45 am.
Workshop: Members $30.00; Non Members $35
Literary Lunch: Members $42 .00 Non Members $47.00
Bookings: By Monday 12 Dec 2016, before 10.00am.
Email or text 0403 177 208.

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