January 20


02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

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Queensland Writers Centre


Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

South Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4101

Sustaining Yourself as a Part-Time Writer with Tiana Templeman

With freelance writers currently in hot demand throughout the industry, there’s never been a better time to try your hand at earning money from your writing. Whether you want to combine part-time freelancing with your day job or are looking at making a career change, this seminar will fast track your success and provide an insider’s guide to combining freelance writing with full-time work, home carer duties or study commitments.


Seminar for emerging, intermediate and established writers. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.


About Tiana Templeman

Dr Tiana Templeman is an award-winning freelance travel journalist, author, academic and tutor at Queensland University of Technology. She is an experienced corporate trainer and has developed and delivered writing training for Australia’s leading writers’ centres and corporate organisations. Tiana contributes to a diverse range of publications from The Australian to Cruise Critic, QANTAS Travel Insider and the NZ Herald. She holds a Master of Creative Industries and a PhD on ‘Freelance Journalism in the 21st Century.


S – Seminar

S – Sustainability for writers

2 – Emerging and above


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Unless otherwise stated, QWC 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.

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 livestreamed?

Queensland Writers Centre aims to provide material to its membership regardless of where they reside within Queensland by livestreaming 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

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

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.


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