The writers guide to making a digital living

The writers guide to making a digital living

Digital writing


The writer's guide was developed through the Australia Council's Story of the Future project to explore the craft and business of writing in the digital era. It includes case studies from Australia's rising generation of poets, novelists, screenwriters, games writers and producers who are embracing new media and contains audio and video content from seminars and workshops, as well as extensive references to resouces in Australia and beyond.

Read it online via the left-hand chapter navigation or download it as a PDF from 'The writer's guide PDF' link under the Quicklinks menu.

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New writing universeIs the literature game over or about to begin? Step inside this interactive 'New writing universe' and find the answer! Flash 8 required.

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Watch 'The writer's guide' video

Watch this short animation for an introduction to 'The writer's guide to making a digital living'.


“In one of the more backwater galaxies of this particular universe, resides the rather unremarkable planet earth....”