ONLINE FEEDBACK CLINIC: Writing Children's Books

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A portrait of Jane Godwin
23 July 2020 - 11:55 to 19 November 2020 - 11:55
Jane Godwin
This entirely on-line course offers targeted, personalised feedback on your work from Jane Godwin, who is an experienced publisher and author of over 25 books for young people. The course runs over five months (one session each month), and you can submit the same piece of work (1000 words max) multiple times or a different work each session. If you are keen to workshop your writing and receive specific feedback, then this one-on-one editorial opportunity is for you!

It is an expected part of these clinics to share your work with and provide constructive feedback to your cohort of clinic participants.

Pieces of no more than 1000 words due by 11:55pm on Thursdays 23 July, 20 August, 24 September, 22 October, 19 November

Tutor feedback returned Thursdays 30 July, 27 August, 1 October, 29 October, 26 November

You will learn:

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

About Jane Godwin

Jane Godwin is a highly acclaimed author of over twenty-five books for children, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations, including the Queensland Premier's Award (Children's Books), the Aurealis Award and the Animal Welfare Award, and shortlistings in the CBC Book of the Year Awards, the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the New South Wales State Literary Award (Patricia Wrightson Prize) the YABBA Awards, the Speech Pathology Awards, The Family Award for Children’s Books, and the Australian Book Industry Awards. For many years, Jane worked as the Children’s Publisher at Penguin Books Australia.

Registration fee
Member $ 250.00
Concession Member $ 240.00
Non-Member $ 310.00
Donation $ 0.00

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