NZSA Learning Hub

NZSA Webworkshops – a series of webinars to enable ongoing professional development

This series kicked off with some workshops planned for the NZSA National Writer’s Forum 2020, featuring writers and industry professionals offering virtual workshops on topics such as self-publishing, romance writing, poetry, structure, short stories, pitching, contract advice, dystopian writing and the business of writing. More

Writer Toolkit

Take courses on craft, industry and life as a writer. Whether you’re starting out, mid-career, or established, our NZSA Writer Toolkit has something for everyone. Available to do in your own time, on your phone, tablet, iPad or computer.

Writer Toolkit – what is it?

The Writer Toolkit is our new professional development offering, with multiple courses releasing throughout 2022-2023. Our Toolkit is an online learning platform that offers writers a wide range of courses on writing and the writing life by our leading authors and industry professionals. All sessions are comprised of static content you can work through alone, or with your writing group or regional hub meeting. Each course contains notes, exercises, and suggestions for further reading on the topics. More

NZSA Regional Roadshows

The New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) Regional Roadshow brings professional development to the regions. In 2022, the NZSA offers one-day professional development workshops, masterclasses, and panel discussions in seven regions across New Zealand. These events are organised in partnership with local NZSA branches to build collegiality, connection, and new opportunities for professional development in local settings. The events are lively, inclusive, stimulating, and practical and offer something for writers across the spectrum. Sessions cover craft, publishing, marketing, and much more! More

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