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Writing Junior Fiction Kids Will Love



Sally Rippin




Writing for children is not as easy as it may look and trends in publishing change constantly. Find out how to write junior fiction kids will love and the best way to get your work published in a fun and engaging course to get your ideas flowing.
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You can find details of how Covid-19 restrictions will affect the workshop here: https://writersvictoria.org.au/about-us/covid-19-information/. You are encouraged to wear a mask in the workshop space. The Wheeler Centre’s policy is that close contacts should not attend the building. If you are a close contact of somebody with Covid-19, or have Covid-19 symptoms yourself, please do not attend; please contact [email protected] to arrange a refund in this situation.

You Will Learn:

  • How to hook in your reader
  • Who you are writing for
  • Whether to write a series or stand-alone
  • How to tap into your childhood self
  • What it takes to get published

About the Tutor:

Sally Rippin is Australia’s highest-selling female author and has written over 100 books for children, including the Billie B Brown, Polly and Buster and School of Monsters series. Her widely popular books are beloved across the globe and have sold more than ten million copies in eighteen countries. In 2022, she released the picture book Come Over To My House with Eliza Hull, as well as a book for parents and educators: Wild Things: How We Learn To Read And What Can Happen If We Don’t.

Not a Member?

Members of Writers Victoria receive up to 37% off the full price of our workshops, seminars and courses. In addition, members have access to a range of other discounts and opportunities and receive a subscription to 'The Victorian Writer' magazine. Memberships start from just $50. Find out more about becoming a member here.

Book early to access our early bird prices! These expire 9 days before the course begins. Please keep in mind that our workshops require a minimum number of participants to run, so booking early also helps ensure that a workshop will go ahead. 

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176 Little Lonsdale Street
3000 Australia


Phone: (03) 9917 8463
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 31 March 2023 - 4:00
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