‘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 [...]

Neologism

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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