Creative Writing

Welcome! The Library's Creative Writing group has been moved online for the time being. We will post regular exercises and resources for you to explore different techniques and approaches to the craft. Click the links below to explore useful book lists, websites, podcasts and more, and try your hand at some of the exercises.


TOPIC 1: Keeping a Journal


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Cambridge-Creative-Writing-Group-Home-Activities.pdf(PDF, 116KB): Discussion and exercises to spark some ideas

Creative Writing book list: A list of all books on Creative Writing held by Cambridge Library 

The First Time Podcast: A podcast hosted by Australian writers Kate Mildenhall and Katherine Colette which features interviews with writers and delves into the process of writing your first book, finding a publisher, and what happens next.

The Garret Podcast: A podcast produced in partnership with the State Library of Victoria in which Australian authors talk all about their latest books.

Writing WA: Western Australia’s peak body for writers and publishers, with links to events, courses and resources as well as the Literati directory where you can find the contact details for editors, illustrators and freelance writers.