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.