BUILD YOUR WRITING CAREER
with Edwina Shaw
Create multiple income streams to support your writing habit.
Wherever you are in your writing career, learn techniques to help you maintain your writing practice and develop a number of potential writing-based income streams. In this fun, interactive workshop, brainstorm your way to using all of your writing skills to make a living as a writer.
Following successful completion of the workshop, you will have developed a personalised plan with actionable dates for generating income based on your individual skills and affinities. The following will be covered:
Selling articles, stories, essays etc to journals and online
Writing for blogs
Teaching and mentoring
Festivals and conferences
Adapting your work into radio, screen, games etc
Online teaching platforms
Generating income from your website
YouTube and podcasts.
This is a craft workshop for all writers. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.
Edwina Shaw is a Brisbane writer of fiction, memoir and screenplays. Thrill Seekers, her first novel, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Awards. Since 2002, her writing has been widely published in Australian and international journals, including Best Australian Stories. Her screenplay, M, is currently under development. She teaches Creative Writing at UQ and runs retreats combining yoga and writing.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Unless otherwise stated, Queensland Writers Centre workshops and events are suitable for participants aged 16 years and over. If you are under 18 years of age, please check with us for suitability before purchasing a ticket.
Membership will be confirmed on arrival, in the event it isn’t current, membership will need to be arranged.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Information on getting to the State Library of Queensland can be found here.
What can I bring into the event?
You can bring either pen and paper or a laptop along with you to write with. If you do bring a laptop, please remember to bring a power adaptor if necessary.
Will this event be live streamed?
Queensland Writers Centre aims to provide material to its membership regardless of where they reside within Queensland by live streaming some events. Attendees may be broadcast periodically throughout the event as recording takes place. If you wish not to be filmed, let staff know prior to the event.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s the refund policy?
If Queensland Writers Centre cancels an event, we will try to reschedule it for a later date. If we cannot reschedule the event, or if you are unable to attend on the amended date, your payment will be refunded in full.
Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend an event, workshop, seminar, or course, Queensland Writers Centre cannot provide a refund. You can contact us to discuss your situation on 07 3842 9922 or email us at email@example.com
Terms and Conditions
All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes to the advertised program information (including course content and tutors), but if this occurs, we will try to provide as much notice as possible.
We expect that all participants will behave respectfully and professionally towards their tutor and fellow students. We reserve the right to remove anyone who behaves in an aggressive or disruptive manner. If a participant is asked to leave the class on this basis, we will not offer a refund.
We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense sustained by students as a result of an event or circumstance whether arising from natural cause, human agency or beyond our control otherwise.