You have been working away at your brilliant manuscript and now feel it is ready to share with the world. This half-day workshop will give you strategies for writing a distinctive submission that will get your work noticed by agents, publishers, competition judges, and residencies such as Varuna and Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship. Through a combination of discussion, class work and feedback we will focus on:
Developing a professional approach to submitting manuscripts
Identifying what makes your work distinctive
Suitable for writers of fiction or narrative non-fiction. Bring your synopsis to the workshop.
When: Saturday 5 June, 10am – 1pm Where: Byron Writers Festival Office, Unit 2/58 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay. Tickets: $50 members / $60 non-members
Marele Day’s four-book Claudia Valentine series won her a Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award for crime writing. Her bestselling literary novel, Lambs of God, was published to international acclaim and is now a major TV miniseries. Marele is a highly experienced teacher and mentor, and has served as judge for literary competitions including the Vogel Awards and NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.