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Fairfield, Queensland, Australia
Fairfield Writers Group is a mix of beginner and experienced writers who meet the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at the Brisbane City Council Library in Fairfield Gardens Shopping Centre, Fairfield road, Fairfield, Queensland. Our passion is writing and we work hard at our craft. Our aim is to encourage, support and help each other to reach new heights in our writing. New members are always made welcome and usually whisked off to the local coffee shop at the end of meetings for sustenance and socialisation with the rest of the crew.

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010


The Word Writers fair
A chance to meet and connect with established and aspiring authors. A great networking and learning opportunity for general market and Christian writers.

Writer workshops
Self-publishing and traditional publishing information
Approaching a publisher

Workshops on: marketing, non-fiction,childrens and fiction
Publishing for the Christian market
Author signings

6th November 2010
Bayside Christian Church Capalaba
Unit 12 & 13 Eureka Centre
29 Moreton Bay Rd
Capalaba Qld 4157


Are you an aspiring or emerging author? Do you want to learn how to establish your presence in the Australian market? And learn the keys to creating successful book launches and events?

Being an author or illustrator means you’re running a business. A crucial part of that business is marketing and promoting yourself and your books. Learn the secrets of successful self-promotion from Aleesah Darlison, one of the hottest new authors and marketers in Australian children’s publishing.

Brainstorm ideas for raising your profile, creating events and making sure your name is remembered. Develop unforgettable ways to launch your next book into the stratosphere. Aleesah provides attendees with all the TIPS and TOOLS a modern or aspiring author needs to stand out from the crowd and get their books selling. Handouts provided.

Topics include:
 Creating an online presence
 The power of networking
 Organising school and library visits
 Festivals, workshops and speakers agencies
 Approaching magazine editors for articles & reviews
 Special event management

Friday 5 November
1.30pm -3pm
Brisbane QLD
Price $15 per person

For more information and expressions of interest email
Book early to avoid disappointment.

Friday, 5th November 4pm

Children’s book creators,
Aleesah Darlison (Puggle’s Problem, Totally Twins),
Sandra Temple (Nerrilee’s World, Puggle’s Problem)
Louise Elliott (Sam and Albert Go to Sea)
will be appearing together at TLC Bookstore, Manly (Brisbane).

Hear all about their books, how they write and illustrate them and what they have coming out next.

Book sales and signings will also take place at the event.

TLC Bookstore
Shop 3, 7 Day Markets,
50 Cambridge Parade
Manly QLD
4:00pm, Friday 5 November
RSVP to TLC Bookstore: (07) 3393 5130 or
Don’t miss this fantastic line-up!  

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