The Writers Workshop

Saturday July 21st, 2018 - Sunday July 22nd, 2018

Everybody has a book in them. If you believe that this especially applies to you, then let us help you to get it out.

Getting your work published may be easier than you believe. It’s never been a better time to be an author. All you may need is the insider knowledge of how to get a publisher’s attention.

Reid Tracy, President of Hay House Inc., who transformed Hay House into one of the largest independent publishing companies in the world, will share priceless information on how to launch your career as an author.

Reid will be joined by Leon Nacson, Managing Director of Hay House Australia. A special feature of this workshop will be insights from a number of Hay House authors on their publishing journey.

This is the perfect opportunity to bring your idea into reality. Advances in technology and changes in the publishing industry have created new opportunities. By taking part in this weekend workshop, you’ll learn what it takes to get a book published. You will also be privy to invaluable insight from within the industry.
What You'll Learn:

Organising your thoughts and refining your work
Understanding your unique creative process
Setting a writing schedule and developing discipline
Developing a compelling book proposal
Getting a publisher’s attention
Maintaining determination and focus
Understanding the roles of author and publisher
Turning rejection into a positive outcome
Understanding the basics of book publishing
Generating publicity and media interest
Gaining information about new publishing avenues
Using online marketing to successfully launch a book

Don’t miss this opportunity! Every workshop participant will have the opportunity to submit a proposal and a synopsis of their book. Participants will have until December 10, 2018 to submit their proposals. The winner will be announced on February 14, 2019. Full submission details will be provided during the Writer’s Workshop.

This could be your chance to become a Hay House author and secure an AU$5,000 advance!

The first runner-up will win a self-publishing package with Balboa Press, approximate value AU$2,000.

If you’re ready to take the first step to becoming a published author, this weekend is what you've been waiting for!

Event details

Saturday 21 July 2018 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday 22 July 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Melbourne Convention Centre
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