It’s just two months until 3 February 2022 when entries will open for the City of Fremantle Hungerford Award for an unpublished work of fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction by an unpublished writer. The winner receives a cash prize of $15,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press. To help keep you motivated, […]

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The Business of Being a Writer 2022

   February 25, 2022
   4.00pm—8.00pm
   Fremantle Arts Centre

Get the professional insights you need to truly succeed as an author at The Business of Being a Writer Seminar 2022 presented as part of Perth Festival. If you’ve ever thought about being a writer, then look no further than this four part seminar series to answer all your questions. Georgia Richter, author of How […]

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Dianne Wolfer: Memoir and History Writing Workshop

   November 10, 2021
   10.00am—1.00pm
   Margaret River Library

Join Dianne Wolfer as she shares writing skills to help you develop an anecdote, create a memoir and explore history writing methods and techniques. Dianne is the WA author of 20 books including the ‘Light’ series inspired by the WWI story of an Albany girl signaling to departing soldiers. That story led to three other […]

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Dianne Wolfer: Anthropomorphism Writing Workshop

   November 9, 2021
   5.00pm—6.30pm
   Margaret River Library

In this interactive session, Dianne Wolfer will share practical tips about writing from diverse animal viewpoints. If you love Animal Farm, Call of the Wild, The Art of Racing in the Rain, Black Beauty or Pig the Pug, this workshop is for you. Come along and find out more about writing in this genre. Dianne […]

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Yuot A. Alaak: Online Workshop

   November 27, 2021
   10.00pm—4.00pm
   Online

Join Yuot A. Alaak, author of Father of the Lost Boys, for a Navigating the Emotional Journey of Memoir online workshop run by Writers Victoria. Writing a memoir is about deep personal reflections and it is important writers do not rely on shallow emotions at the expense of reason as readers will see through this. […]

Whether you’re a published writer, an aspiring author, or just interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the business of publishing, you won’t want to miss stepping into the shoes of authors, publishers and booksellers at the Business of Being a Writer seminar on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Pitching a manuscript is the first step towards being published. It can be difficult, however, for new authors to promote themselves and their stories. As part of the Four Centres Emerging Writers Program, Fremantle Press hosted a pitching workshop on Friday 22 February.

With submissions to the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award opening on Friday 2 February and closing on Friday 16 March, this workshop is perfectly timed to help you get your manuscript into shape with the help of author and editor Deb Fitzpatrick.