Expert tips for writers and authors
Ararat district writers and authors have an invitation to attend a free self-publishing workshop at Ararat Regional Library from 1pm today.
Blaise van Hecke, director of Melbourne-based Busybird Publishing, is presenting the workshop.
Ararat Rural City Council chief executive Tim Harrison said the workshop was an opportunity for writers to get inside tips from an industry expert.
Ms van Hecke is co-owner of Busybird, and a writer, photographer and artist who regularly runs workshops on publishing, writing and editing.
She has had articles published about the topic, and is the author of The Book: 12 steps to successful publishing.
The workshop will help participants learn: • The differences between traditional publishing and self-publishing. • How to identify unscrupulous practices in the industry. • The process of telling your story from A to Z. • How to keep costs to a minimum.