Getting Published with Rebecca Starford: A KYD Writers Workshop (Melbourne)

Brunswick Room, 75 Reid St, Fitzroy North VIC

Join KYD co-founder Rebecca Starford in this unique writing course all about preparing your work for publication.

Completing a first draft is only the beginning of a journey to publication. What follows is the crucial process of redrafting your manuscript. And then where do you send your work and to whom?

This workshop is designed to open doors and shine lights on everything you need to know about preparing your work for publication, along with the crucial process of getting it into the hands of publishers and agents.

Through a series of dynamic writing exercises, you will come away with efficient techniques for redrafting your work to make it shine. You will learn about the many pathways to publication, and where and how you might choose to submit your work. This includes information on pitches, cover letters and writing the perfect synopsis.

Please bring your laptop or a writing pad, and – if you wish – your special work-in-progress. This will be a day of writing, discussion and industry-insider advice, led by an experienced writer and editor.

About the Teacher:

Rebecca Starford is the co-founder and publishing director of Kill Your Darlings, a writer and freelance editor, and a founding member of the Stella Prize steering committee. She has worked at Text Publishing, Affirm Press and Australian Book Review. Her debut memoir, Bad Behaviour, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2015.

This is a day-long workshop. Morning tea will be provided, and there is a 45-minute break for lunch. There is parking nearby, as well as cafes and restaurants. For further information, please email [email protected]


$179.10 with 10% KYD Member discount: Sign up today to receive your coupon code, and enter at checkout!

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