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Online Feedback Clinic: Children's Books



Jane Godwin




This online course offers targeted, personalised feedback on your work from Jane Godwin, who is an experienced publisher and author of over 35 books for young people. The course runs over five months and you can submit the same piece of work multiple times or a different piece of work each month. If you are keen to workshop your writing with other writers, as well as receive specific feedback from Jane, then this is the opportunity for you!
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Starts 1 February. Pieces of up to 1000 words due 2 February, 2 March, 6 April, 4 May, 1 June.

Our Online Feedback Clinics are asynchronous, with no face-to-face meetings, allowing you to engage with the content at the times of day and week that suit your schedule. They are hosted on our private Wordpress server. There will be an optional Zoom introduction to the clinic website for those less confident with technology, which will be recorded for those who cannot attend live. For more information on our online feedback clinics, please read our FAQs

You Will Learn:

  • Different strategies to improve your writing
  • How to give your work the best chance to be ready to submit to a publisher
  • Specific techniques to apply when drafting
  • How to take your writing to the next level
  • A greater understanding of the editorial process

About the Tutor:

Jane Godwin is the highly acclaimed author of over 35 books for young people, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations. Jane was the children’s publisher at Penguin Books for many years, where she produced books for a wide range of readers, from very young children to Young Adult titles. 

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. 

Cancellation Policy




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

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