If you're a writer and would like the opportunity to develop your talent and share your work with others there are plenty of event in and around Melbourne to help you.
If you have writer's block and would like to chat to other writers check out the Writer's Meet Up website for Writer's Circle meetings in and around Melbourne.
The Wheeler Centre
The Wheeler Centre is a haven for books, writing and ideas. Whether you are after listening to your favourite author inspire you through their passion for writing or listening to the latest hot issues being debated The Wheeler Centre is the place to go. Check out the latest events by heading to their calendar.
Open Mic Nights
If reading your writing or poetry out loud to others is your thing, why not head out to an Open Mic Night? Open Mic Nights are held at various spots in and around Melbourne. One of the most entertaining to check out is the Tuesday night Open Mic Night at The Dan O'Connell Hotel which kicks off at 8.30pm.
If you have written a piece and would like to enter it in a competition there are plenty around Australia. The Writers Victoria member magazine The Victorian Writer includes two pages with current writing competition details.