8 August 2007

Getting Published Workshop for Young Writers

| Youth Project Officer
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Writing articles for magazines is a great place to start for novice writers.

The ACT Writers Centre and lip magazine are running a workshop for aspiring young writers (aged 15 to 23) who are interested in advice about how to get articles published in magazines. The workshop presenter is Rachel Longhurst editor of lip magazine and Youth Project Officer. The workshop will cover:

o how to beat writer’s blocko gaining the confidence to call yourself a writero the craft of writingo what to write about and how to find ideaso the importance of editingo presenting a professional manuscripto finding the right marketso dealing with editorso developing a personal portfolio

Participants will have the chance to fire questions at a panel of real editors from local magazines at the end of the workshop.

11am – 4pm Saturday 25 August

Cost: $70 / $40 concession for members and students

Venue: ACT Writers Centre

Bookings ESSENTIAL on phone 6262 9191

ACT Writers Centre, Gorman House,

Ainslie Avenue

,Phone/fax: 6262 9191, email admin@actwriters.org.au, www.actwriters.org.au

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