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March Workshop: L.J.M. Owen – Getting it on the Shelf

17th March 2018 @ 2:00pm - 4:30pm

You have an idea for a novel, had it for years. Maybe you’ve scribbled a few notes, or even half drafted it. What now? The time has come to get that novel onto a bookshelf.

  • Self and traditional publishing, which is right for you?
  • Steps and decisions in self-publishing, including timelines and costs
  • Steps & considerations in traditional publishing, including agents and the submission process
  • The roles of social media, writers festivals, libraries, booksellers and writers centres

Canberra-based author, archaeologist and librarian with a PhD in palaeogenetics, L.J.M.’s focus is on transforming science and history into accessible fiction with a broad appeal. Her first book was originally launched on Kickstarter. Just five days into the crowdfunding campaign it was picked up by a traditional publisher.

WFSC member $5, Non-member $15
(Subsidised ≈83% on metropolitan prices)

follows a FREE morning manuscript clinic 10am – 1pm


17th March 2018
2:00pm - 4:30pm
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Writers of the Far South Coast
(02) 6448 9948


Club Sapphire
119 Main Street
Merimbula, NSW 2548 Australia
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(02) 6495 1306

About WFSC

Writers of the Far South Coast (WFSC) Local non-profit (ABN 83 267 549 343) registered with the ACNC Founded in September 1981 by Avril Smith Post mail to PO Box 291, Merimbula NSW 2548 Phone and leave voicemail (02) 6448 9948 Email us at Visit us online at Or on our Facebook page at Bank: IMB Account: Writers of the Far South Coast Inc. BSB: 641 800 Account #: 200459894