How to be an Author: Let's discuss how to get the most out of your writing group
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Are you in a writing group? Georgia and Claire are joined by Deborah Hunn co-author of How to Be an Author: The Business of Being a Writer in Australia for a chat about the ins and outs of workshopping manuscripts. Invisible Boys author Holden Sheppard shares his tips for finding your unique voice and the Comma Chameleon helps us ‘pick the dinkus’.
 
Topics include:
Where to find a writing group and how to start one from scratch
When is it too early to workshop your manuscript?
How to give and receive constructive feedback
When to accept feedback and when to discard it
Finding your best readers
 
The How to Be an Author editions of the Fremantle Press podcast are an informal series of chats between publishing industry professionals. Co-hosted by marketing and communications manager Claire Miller and publisher Georgia Richter it features regular guest appearances by editor Armelle Davies, as the Comma Chameleon, special publishing industry guests and top tips from contributors to the book How to Be an Author: The Business of Being a Writer in Australia.
 
Original music
Title Music and Comma Chameleon Theme by Mo Wilson (copyright 2021)
Sound engineering
Aidan D’Adhemar, Fremantle PA Hire
Editing
Claire Miller
Produced by
Tiffany Ko, Claire Miller and Chloe Walton, Fremantle Press Marketing and Communications
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