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Long Course: Self-Publishing in Depth



Ellie Marney




A practical, three-day intensive designed to outfit you with all the skills and information you need to successfully self-publish – from essential knowledge to more advanced tricks. As Beth Revis said, ‘Welcome to the world of publishing. BYOB.’


A portrait of Ellie Marney.


Three full-day workshops:

Saturday February 17, 10am-4pm

Saturday February 24, 10am-4pm

Saturday March 2, 10am-4pm

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 develop a release plan, and prep your work for publication
  • essential knowledge: ISBNs, covers, hiring outsourced help, platforms, ebook+print, audiobook
  • how to act like a publisher: money, marketing, distribution and promotion
  • graphic design hacks: how to create your own social media and promo assets
  • how to steer your course as an indie or hybrid author

About the Tutor:

Ellie Marney is a New York Times bestselling and award-winning hybrid author of eleven YA thrillers – her titles include None Shall Sleep, The Killing Code and Every Breath. She successfully self-published an Every Breath-spinoff, No Limits, and her first indie series, Circus Hearts, made No. 1 in Amazon category bestseller lists and sells into bookstores and libraries. Find out more at www.elliemarney.com.  

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


The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale Street
Victoria 3000 Australia


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

Registration for this event ended on 16 February 2024 - 4:00
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