The Whole ShebangKnowledge is power, so get charged up. The Whole Shebang, our intensive day-long workshop for emerging writers, gets you plugged straight into the publishing industry grid. Writer, editor and publisher Sophie Cunningham will chair the day and introduce you to an A-list of industry professionals keen to share their insights, tips and techniques and apply the jumper leads to your writing career.
In one event-crammed day you will: following the book’s journey through a publishing house with author Toni Jordan, editor Mandy Brett and publicist Bridie Riordan; get an overview of industry issues and organizations with Joel Becker (Victorian Writers’ Centre) and Jeremy Fisher (Australian Society of Authors); hear of the different paths writers can take to publication with novelists Susan Johnson and Simon Cleary find out how freelancers balance their creative and professional lives with David Astle; get tips on finding someone to publish your work from Kerrie Harrison (Wetink magazine), Aviva Tuffield (Scribe Publications) and Nikki Christer (Random House); and learn the value of having an agent from Jenny Darling.
Presented by NMIT
The Whole Shebang is a day of seminars, and is open to writers of all levels of experience.
Date: 22 August 2008
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: ACMI 2.
Cost: $95 full, $85 concession