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Do I Need An Editor? (And What Do They Do?)

Do I need an editor for the book I have just written

If you’ve just finished your Christian book, you may be wondering: ‘do I need an editor?’ You may also be wondering: ‘what do editors even do?’ Let’s discover who editors are and the different types of editing they do, and then answer the question: do I need an editor?

Omega Writers Conference 2024

Book now for Australia's only Christian writers conference in 2024

Book now for the Omega Writers Conference, a conference for Australian Christian writers, featuring best selling author Susan May Warren in Sydney, September 2024.

2024 Conference Scholarship Fund

Omega Writers Scholarship Fund 2024

We know writing conferences can be expensive, especially for writers who are starting out. That’s why we offer Conference Scholarships for first-time attenders.  We invite you to contribute to our Scholarship fund! If you’ve attended the Omega Writers conference and benefited, please ‘pay it forward’. You can give another writer an opportunity to be blessed […]

A word from our out-going President

Penny Reeve announced her resignation from the role of president at the 2023 AGM. Omega Writers wishes her well and thanks her for her faithful service to Australia’s Christian Writers Network. These are her reflections on her final year as President. I have been the Omega President for three years now and it has been […]

The Omega list of Christian bookshops in Australia and New Zealand

If you have written a book for a Christian audience, it’s natural to seek out a Christian bookshop to help you sell it. In the 1990s Australia had over 250 Christian bookshops, including five large chains with multiple locations and standalone stores dotted in both city and regional areas. Since then, the religious face of […]

The Omega list of Australian Christian publishers

If you’ve written a book intended for a Christian or cross-over audience, you may be on the hunt for an Australian Christian publisher. The Australian Christian publishing landscape is much smaller than in the USA, but we still have several options for authors looking to pursue traditional publishing with a Christian press. We have pooled […]

CALEB Awards – Call for Judges

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It is almost time for the 2023 CALEB Awards from Omega Writers. CALEB stands for Christian Authors Lifting Each other’s Books. The CALEB Award: Supports excellence in Australasian Christian books by encouraging and educating writers, regardless of genre. Encourages excellence in Australasian Christian books by recognising and rewarding our best writers across a range of […]

An interview with author and editor Nola Passmore (aka Nola Lorraine)

Tamika: Hi Nola, I am excited to ask you a few questions on behalf of Omega Writers today! To begin with, can you tell us a bit about yourself. Nola: Hi Tamika and thanks for the opportunity. I live in Toowoomba, the Garden City of Australia, with my husband Tim and our gorgeous cavoodle Holly. […]

Omega Writers Retreat Hosted by Toowoomba Chapter

Toowoomba Chapter of Omega Writers invites you to retreat at the long awaited return of the Chapter-hosted retreat. The 2023 venue is the beautiful Camp Somerset, strategically positioned 1.5 hours from Brisbane and Toowoomba, in the hills just a half-hour from Esk, Queensland. Guest speaker: Best-selling Australian Author, Meredith Resce; http://www.meredithresce.com Dates: 4pm Friday the […]