Welcome to Writers Practice

Craft, community & conversation
for writers across Aotearoa & beyond

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Engage in new ideas, new work or deepen an existing piece of writing by signing up to one of our writing workshops. Available in Kāpiti and online.

SOME EXERCISES FOR THE POETIC MUSCLE

29 MAY, KĀPITI

Examine sample poems, discuss elements of craft and explore the way certain poems are inspired, written and edited ands be prepared to experiment with writing exercises and write new poems.

Ruby Solly credit Sebastian Lowe

WALKING BACKWARDS INTO THE FUTURE

2 & 9 JUNE, ONLINE

Look at different time scales across works of writing, different tohu or signs of time periods or time passing, and challenging each other to remove or recenter time within our writing.

THE KĀPITI WRITERS’ RETREAT

25-27 February 2022

Each year writers immerse themselves in writing and conversation this summer. There’s something for everyone – whether you’re new to writing, an established writer, or somewhere in-between.

WRITE TOGETHER

Do you want to try writing collaboratively? Read our first issue and write with another writer or group of writers.