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How to Get the Most Out of a Writing Workshop
Writing workshops are the easiest place to find likeminded writers, to get catered feedback in the areas of writing you...
6 Myths About the Australian Publishing Industry
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How to Get Started with Freelance Writing in Australia
A little-known fact is that most Australian publications are open to unsolicited pitches. That means that emerging writers can find themselves in the same magazines and journals as big-name writers such as Benjamin Law. And you don't need to sacrifice your whole life for it, either; you can build industry connections, find a niche of your own, and create a published portfolio while still working or studying full time.
Of course, the whole industry can be a daunting place for someone just starting out, with no understanding of the industry. This is a gentle, step-by-step guide on building connections, a portfolio, and a career.