‘Crush’ in 10×10 festival Wagga Wagga

‘Crush’ will be shown at the 10×10 festival at the Riverina Playhouse in Wagga Wagga. Bookings through Civic Theatre  (02) 6926 9688 or online For more information, contact the SOACT office – (02) 6921 2594 Plays include: The Pigeon & the Pyramid | Dean Lundquist Jammed | Alex Broun Crush | Kate Toon A Day [...]

Writing Competitions April – May

Some upcoming competitions. Lyrical Passion Poetry E-zine currently accepting submissions of short poetry and micro fiction. Visit http://lyricalpassionpoetry.yolasite.com. 30 May: Penguin/Varuna Scholarship Fiction and narrative non-fiction writers can apply for this $5000 award, two week residency at Varuna and a year’s support from a senior Penguin editor, with a view to publication at Penguin. Supply [...]


Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply  alternative meanings for common words. The winners  are: 1. Coffee (n.): the person upon whom one coughs. 2. Flabbergasted (adj.): appalled over how  much weight you have gained. 3. Abdicate (v.): to  give [...]

Poem – ‘Orion’s Alphabet’

A semi acrostic, free form poem or sorts as featured on Sparkapolooza Orion’s Alphabet.  A is for Apple. B is for Bear. C is for never ending Care. D is for Dog. E is for Eggs. F is for Fabulously chubby legs. Getting up is a struggle, Hardly slept all. I pick you up, Jiggly [...]

PLAYTIME – 21 April – Kings Cross

10 short plays in 2 hours for just $10 Tapas theatre returns to World Bar Club Room! Actors Anonymous has facilitated a collaboration of some of Australia’s finest theatrical talent to  produce a brand new format of theatre in Sydney. A selection (like tapas) of short plays, pre-rehearsed with directors, then read by trained actors [...]

Bomb Disposal – Available for download

Bomb Disposal is now available for download from the Production Scripts Website. This ten-minute black comedy is a worm turning tale. Pat is married to the uncompromising arse pain Vic, but when they meet at true blue Aussie, Bazza, in a Sydney pub, Pat begins to wonder if there might be something more to life.. [...]

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