TALKfest at 22

22 Commercial Place, eltham 3095.
(above Eltham Bookshop,enter from Town Square).

Reading and writing for children

Sundays 3 -4:30pm

We all have our favourite children’s books, old and new. What makes them so magical?

June 19 Jackie French AM, well-loved author for all ages, wombat whisperer, guest TV gardener and conservationist, will talk to us via private Zoom on ‘Writing for Children’. Entry to this Zoom event includes a Jackie French paperback title of your choice and light refreshments.

June 26 Bookseller Meera Govil: ‘How readers, writers, illustrators, publishers and booksellers can create meaningful books’.

July 3 Editor Cathy Oliver: ‘What makes the best Non-fiction books for children?’

Jackie french

Bookings essential. Limited to 25

RSVP: Cathy Oliver 0409 088 772 or Streamline Publishing, Wed-Sat 11-4

COST $35 per session or $90 per series

Aspects of Publishing

Sundays 3 -4:30pm

Have you ever wondered about being published? Do you have an unfinished manuscript lurking in your wardrobe? Come and find out how to go about it.

These talks will be hosted or led by Cathy Oliver, the editor at the helm of Streamline Publishing. Cathy has been an editor in-house and as a freelancer for 35 years in trade and educational publishing. She trained at Heinemann Australia, Macmillan Australia and Horwitz Grahame/Ashton Scholastic. Cathy was also a Children’s book buyer at Dymocks CBD and a teacher.
Cathy warmly welcomes you to come and discuss all things to do with editing and publishing printed books at these interactive sessions.

August 7 ‘Publishing options in 2022’.
Traditional, Self, Indie? Open access? What do these terms mean and which is right for you? What costs are typical?

August 14 ‘The publishing process’.
From the final first manuscript to a finished book: what do editors do? Editorial and production schedules and costs. How much control will you have over your work?

August 21 ‘What do publishers want in submissions?’
Tips and some models.

Bookings essential. Limited to 25

RSVP: Cathy Oliver 0409 088 772 or Streamline Publishing, Wed-Sat 11-4

COST $35 per session or $90 per series

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