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Collections The writer's craft

TLF ID R10793

This collection of ten digital curriculum resources focuses on prominent Australian writers speaking about their craft. The writers discuss what they consider to be essential ingredients for creating successful works, including research, discipline, authenticity, memory and imagination. The items cover the perspectives of fiction and poetry authors including Colleen McCullough, Robyn Davidson, David Malouf, Kylie Tennant, Robert Hughes, Peter Carey, Oodgeroo Noonuccal, May O'Brien and Bob Ellis.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides a selection of quality-assured resources to support English teaching and learning across various years of schooling, particularly years 10 to 12.
  • Presents the resources in four ways - on a carousel, a 'View all' page, and organised into categories on individual resource pages and on a 'Print view' page.
  • Provides links to each of the resources included in the collection.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • English

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Description: Data manager
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: australianscreen online
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Audio
  • Video
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