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It’s almost Writers Festival season. The Sydney Writers Festival Program just came out in the newspaper and it’s time to start planning interstate trips to see your much-loved authors of romantic comedy. But
But you made such an effort last year… It seems like you only just paid off the debt of buying all those brand new books!
Writers festivals can sometimes be intense, expensive, overcrowded exclusive events. Locations are hard to get to no matter how many shuttle buses are organised. The crowds are exhausting to manage and standing in line can leave you bored. The coffee is expensive and you always end up with nowhere to sit, wishing you were at home reading the Saturday Paper.
So why should you go? Why should Emerging Writers keep going to Writers Festivals, year after year? What is the point and what are the benefits?
Here are our top reasons to keep heading to Writers Festivals, even if you don’t feel 100% up for it this year. Continue reading