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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