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Let’s Talk About… Finance for Writers



Sam Ryan and Brodie Lancaster




Writers often spend hours learning about craft, only to find themselves adrift when it comes to finances. It’s necessary to develop business skills, or outsource assistance, in order to build a sustainable career. Sam Ryan, a finance professional with speciality in writing, and Brodie Lancaster, a writer with experience in both short- and long-form projects, regularly work together; in this session, they’ll offer advice from two different perspectives.
A photo of Brodie Lancaster and Sam Ryan.


This seminar will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

About the Tutor:

Brodie Lancaster is a critic and essayist from Melbourne. She has written about pop culture for publications including the New York Times, Vogue Australia, New York Magazine, the Guardian, Bon Appetit and the Saturday Paper. From 2013—17 she was the founding editor of the feminist film zine Filmme Fatales. She is the author of the memoir collection, No Way! Okay, Fine, and co-hosts the podcast See Also.  

Sam Ryan is the director and founder of S.A.Y.S.O. – Sorting All Your S** Out, and she does, indeed, sort a lot of it. Sam is an arts-based BAS Agent and bookkeeper. She has spent nearly three decades organizing other people’s lives and developing a keen appreciation for well-balanced finances. Sam really, REALLY, likes talking about money. Really. 

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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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Phone: +61399178461
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 27 November 2023 - 4:00
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