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Writing Masterclass - How to Hook a Publisher

  • Hadley's Orient Hotel 34 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000 (map)

Have an idea for a book? Or a manuscript ready to go?

Want to publish it? A lot of publishers don’t read past page one.

How can you overcome that?

Join Sulari Gentill2018 Ned Kelly Award winner and internationally successful author of 13 novels, to learn how to hook a publisher's interest. In this two hour masterclass Sulari will walk you through what you need to include in your first page to capture the imagination of a potential publisher, drawing on examples from both recent bestsellers.

Where: George Cartwright Room, Hadley's Orient Hotel
When: 6pm, Tuesday 5th March 2019
Cost: $60 + GST 

Important to Note

Seating is strictly limited.
This masterclass is suitable for all forms of adult fiction and YA.
Only participants who give their written permission will have their first page included in the group discussion. You may opt to keep both your work and feedback private.
This masterclass is part of a series of fundraising events organised in conjunction with the Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival.
All funds raised will be matched dollar for dollar by MATCH Lab, in support of the staging of the festival - Murder She Wrote - in 2019 and literacy in regional Tasmania.
Your support is deeply appreciated.

Refund Policy

As this event is part of a fundraising drive, tickets are not refundable. They are transferable.

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