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8.30am – 9.00am Check In

9.00am Welcome

9.15am Session 1

A   Plotting and How to Make a Reader Want to Turn the Page – David Whish-Wilson

B   Behind the Smoke and Mirrors – What being published is really about – Rachel Johns

C   The Pleasures and Challenges of Short Story Writing – Susan Midalia

10.45am Morning Tea

11.15am Session 2

A   Developing Compelling Characters – Sasha Wasley

B   Running Your Writing Business – Annabel Smith 

C   Preparing and Editing Short Fiction – Deborah Hunn

12.45pm Lunch

1.45pm Session 3

A   What you Need to Know to Self Publish – Claire Boston

B   Writing for Young Adults – Holden Sheppard

C   Bringing Your Fantasy Story to Life – Juliet Marillier

3.15pm Afternoon tea

3.45pm – 4.45pm Session 4

Panel – Just Write, Setting Goals and Staying Motivated

Riley Onyx, Claire Boston, Deb Fitzpatrick, Annabel Smith

 

Pitch/Critique Sessions to be held throughout the day – 15 minutes each 

In person with

Karen McDermott – Serenity Press

Peta Flannigan – Gumnut Press

Via Zoom with 

Meredith Curnow – Penguin Random House

Jane Novak – Literary Agent

 

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