Writing Programs

Write, Publish, Promote
Tutored Mentoring Program
 
Scholarship Applications for the next intake of Level 1 are now open!
* Applications close September 16 2019 for start date of Ocober 14 2019.
 

**Scholarship positions limited to 5 per intake. No previous writing experience required. 

  • Course material delivered to your inbox each fortnight. 

  • Fortnightly 1 hour online tutorial/mentoring group session via Zoom. 

  • 3 x 1 hour one on one mentoring session via Zoom.

  • Online seminars with guest speakers from the literary and publishing industry. 

  • Invitation to a closed Facebook group offering a community of positive and likeminded people. 

  • Set weekly writing task.

  • Monthly assessments.

 

  • Feedback and support on your manuscript.

Application is free. Upon receiving your application you will be allocated an interview time via Zoom. Successful applicants will be notified via email by close of business (Qld time) September 17 20119.  A deposit will be required upon acceptance into the course. 

Course Overview

Writing a book can be a daunting, confusing and lonely experience. There is the content and structure to consider and the flow of the story to master. That's before you even get to the rewrites. There will be times you want to give up and times you have no idea what you are writing and why. 

You have achieved writing your book. Congratulations! You have labored over your manuscript for months, possibly years, and finally you feel it is ready to be published. Do you self-publish or submit to traditional publishers? What are traditional publishers looking for? How do you self-publish?  There is a synopsis to be written and a cover to be designed. There is the back blurb and then there is marketing and promoting.

Write, Publish, Promote is a three-tiered correspondence mentoring program that provides emerging and developing authors with the knowledge, tools and resources they need to help them write and publish stress-free. The course is tailored to meet the needs of the individual, offering one on one mentoring, contact with professionals in the industry and the support of other writers. This course is suitable for all genre. 

As a writer, you no longer have to feel alone. As you travel through the levels of this course, or maybe just one level suits you, you will make new lifetime friends, develop contacts in the publishing industry and become part of a community who understands. 

Level 1

Write

 Course content:

  • Finding your place as a writer.

  • Developing your idea.

  • Storyboarding.

  • Novel building - basics.

  • Character profile.

  • Finding your writers voice.

  • Genre.

  • Copyright.

  • The draft.

  • Manuscript layout

  • Choosing your book title.

  • The back blurb.

Duration 3 months. Cost AU$2500 

 

Level 2

Publish

Course Content:

  • The professional editor.

  • Beta readers.

  • They synopsis.

  • Traditional v's self-publishing

  • Taking the self-publishing road.

  • Traditional publishers - the process.

  • Cover design - the good, the bad and the ugly.

  • Author networking.

  • Website design.

  • Creating an author platform.

Duration 3 months. Cost AU $2500

Applications for the next intake open late October 2019. Subscribe to the website to be kept up to date. 

Level 3

Promote

Course content:

  • So you are published. What now?

  • The book launch 

  • Writing and distributing a media release.

  • Social Media marketing.

  • Blogging as a marketing tool.

  • Libraries made easy.

  • Marketing - where the hard work really begins. 

Duration 2 months. Cost AU $1800

Applications for the next intake open late November 2019. Subscribe to the website to be kept up to date. 

"Jennifer is an awesome support for writers. She is down to earth and approachable and very knowledgeable about the industry. I love attending her monthly groups and would recommend her to any aspiring writer."

- Leanne Chapman.

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"Jennifer has been an absolute Godsend, restoring my faith in people in this industry. She is so refreshing to work with. Her guidance, honesty and ability are calming and inspiring. Her trust in new authors and belief in their writing gives them the confidence to keep going. She is so patient and knowledgeable, her passion shines through".

- Roz Potgeiter

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