How to be an author

How to be an author

The Business of being a writer in Australia

If you dream of being published, this session will teach you the nuts and bolts of what it means to be an author.

In a friendly, informative and practical way, author Deborah Hunn will share all you need to know about:

  • Inspiration and research
  • Preparing to submit to a publisher
  • Creating an author brand
  • Legal, ethical and moral considerations
  • Pitching, effective social media and much more

Deborah is a lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry at Curtin University and has been teaching for three decades at universities in WA and SA. Her award-winning short stories, essays and creative non-fiction have been widely published.

The book will be available for purchase.

This session is for adults.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

If you are unable to attend after booking please notify the library.

Date: 
Saturday, 8 May 2021 - 1pm to 2.30pm
Venue: 
Cost: 
Free
Event Contact: 

Phone (08) 9394 5125