Upcoming Events

Oct
13
Sun
Crafting Words: Preparing your work for submission @ Avid Reader
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’ve typed ‘The End’ and you’re ready to submit. What next? How do you pitch your manuscript to a publisher or agent to ensure the best chance of success? How can you take advantage of awards and competitions? Why is networking in your writing community so important? (and how do you do it?) Practical aspects: writing exercises and discussion; cover letter; synopsis; useful tips and industry contacts; receiving rejection; how to be a good literary citizen.

Nov
5
Tue
Garry Disher’s latest crime novel @ Avid Reader Bookstore
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join me in discussion with international best-selling author Garry Disher and his latest crime novel PEACE.

Nov
16
Sat
Masterclass: Character, Voice, Love, Loss @ Sunshine Writers Retreat
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Now in its third year, the Sunshine Writers Retreat has swiftly gained a reputation for quality and professional workshops, connections to agents and publishers, and networking with other writers. I’m excited to be part of the 2019 program, along with a great line-up of authors. Check out the full program!

Nov
19
Tue
Cilka’s Journey @ Avid Reader Bookstore
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join me in discussion with best-selling author Heather Morris (The Tattooist of Auschwitz) with her new book Cilka’s Journey.