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Luke Buckmaster

Luke Buckmaster began building websites and writing for the online space in 1997, when 'blogging' sounded like something you did on the toilet. Since then he has written for a range of publications include The Age, The Sun Herald, Spook Magazine, The Big Issue and Senses of Cinema. He was hired as Crikey Website Editor in 2010 and has been blogging as Crikey’s film critic since 2008. Luke also specialises in social media and SEO strategies, which he has recently began deploying across publications operated by Crikey’s parent company, Private Media, including Women’s Agenda, Smart Company, Startup Smart and Property Observer.

Appearing in:

Saturday 24 Aug 2013 at 10.00 am

Digital Drive: Morning session

The morning sessions are all about developing your writing in the digital space and features writers Annabel Smith, Antony Loewenstein, Darrell Pitt, Lady Melbourne, Paul Verhoeven and Mark Welker. Gain insight into developing your digital writing and publishing online, with a special focus on writers using diverse platforms, such as blogs, ebooks, podcasting and video. It's time to kick-start your digital creativity!

10am:
Words Beyond the Page with Antony Loewenstein and Annabel Smith
What are the opportunities available to writers in the digital space? How are writers thinking about working online and what things are possible? An introductory, inspirational discussion about how these writers work in the digital space.

11am:
Publishing Online: books, blogs and beyond with Darrell Pitt and Lady Melbourne

The ins and outs of blogging, self publishing ebooks and otherwise publishing your own work online. What are the best ways to approach it? What platforms are available, and how to succeed in a crowded online marketplace.

12pm:
More than Words: podcasting and v-logging with Paul Verhoeven and Mark Welker
Why make a podcast or V-log? What are the best ways to approach it, what platforms are available, and how to succeed in a crowded marketplace.

Supported by Wattpad. Presented with the Emerging Writers' Festival.

Annabel Smith, Darrell Pitt, Lady Melbourne, Paul Verhoeven, Mark Welker, Antony Loewenstein

Venue: The Wheeler Centre - Performance Space
Code: 7301
Price: $60/50


Saturday 24 Aug 2013 at 02.00 pm

Digital Drive: Afternoon Session

The Afternoon Session are all about developing your career. Take your writing to the world. Join Connor Tomas O’Brien, Vanessa Hughes, Clementine Ford, Luke Ryan, Sarah Wendell, Luke Buckmaster, Alison Croggon and Sophie Black to see how you can build a successful career in the digital space.

2pm:
The Medium or the Message with Vanessa Hughes and Connor Tomas O’Brien
What are the challenges and opportunities of writing for different platforms?

3pm:
Freelancing for online publications with Luke Ryan and Clementine Ford
Writing for other people online – and getting paid for it. How to find publications, how to pitch, and online journalism.

4pm:
Audience development: how to find and keep an audience with Sarah Wendell and Luke Buckmaster
Writing online is all well and good but how do you get people to read your work? These authors are pros at audience development – reaching out on social media and driving traffic to your work.

5pm:
Being a part of the conversation: how do we talk about digital? with Alison Croggon and Sophie Black
The internet is a social place and it’s new. How do we critique work online? Dealing with commenters, reviews, trolls and social media.

Presented with the Emerging Writers' Festival

Connor Tomas O’Brien, Vanessa Hughes, Clementine Ford, Luke Ryan, Sarah Wendell, Luke Buckmaster, Alison Croggon, Sophie Black

Venue: The Wheeler Centre - Performance Space
Code: 7302
Price: $60/50


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