Starting on the Path to Publication (Kyneton)

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17 November 2018 - 1:30 to 4:30 PM
Marie Alafaci
A workshop for aspiring, emerging and experienced writers to help you find your feet on the path to publication.

Every writer wants to get their work published, but literary agents and publishers report that the most common mistake writers make is to submit their manuscripts before they’re ready. This workshop will help you avoid this mistake.

You will learn

  • about the importance of establishing a regular writing practice
  • how to approach drafting and redrafting your work
  • where to find your tribe
  • how to give and receive feedback
  • and how to identify your market.

Participants are encourage to bring pens and paper, or a laptop, for talking notes.

This workshop is presented in partnership with Macedon Ranges Shire and is supported by the Grace Marion Wilson Trust through the Small Regional Grants Fund.

About Marie Alafaci

Marie Alafaci has two decades’ experience as an author, writing teacher and manuscript assessor. She writes for children and adults across both fiction and non-fiction, and has had work on ‘The Age’ bestseller list as well as being short listed for a number of awards. Marie teaches Grammar and Punctuation and is co-owner of 'Bedlam Books', a manuscript assessment service.

Special offer for workshop participants

Clare McKenna at Aesop's Attic Bookshop is offering all participants a 50% discount on all second-hand books on the weekend of the workshop. Aesop's Attic Bookshop is located at 70 High St, Kyneton. Bring a copy of your registration confirmation email (electronic or print) to qualify for this special offer.

Kyneton Mechanics Institute
81 Mollison St
Kyneton, VIC 3444
Registration fee
Members and Macedon Ranges Shire residents $ 40.00
Concession Member or Macedon Ranges Shire residents $ 35.00
Non-Members and out-of-towners $ 65.00
Donation $ 1.00

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