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Writing as a Business – The Brutal Truth

Monday November 15, 2021
18:00 - 19:00
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Join us at the Centre for Stories when two writing friends, Raihanaty A Jalil and Louise Allan, have an open and honest discussion about the business side of writing.

Their wide-ranging conversation will cover topics such as:

Ways to make money as a writer,
Making a living from writing,
Traditional and self-publishing,
Developing relationships within the writing community,
Cheap and free ways to progress your writing,
How to make money and still have time to write.

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Louise Allan

Louise Allan is an Australian writer, mentor and former doctor. Her début novel, The Sisters’ Song (Allen and Unwin, 2018), won the 2018 Tina Kane Emergent Writer Award, was shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle—TAG Hungerford Award and awarded a Varuna Residential Fellowship. She is currently editing her second novel.

Raihanaty A Jalil

Raihanaty A. Jalil was born in Malaysia to Indonesian parents and moved to Australia before the age of three. Raihanaty has read her work during Perth Festival Writers Week, at The Wheeler Centre for the Digital Writers' Festival and has sat on the board for Centre for Stories. Raihanaty has facilitated poetry workshops at the Australian Islamic College for Propel Youth Arts WA. Her creative non-fiction and short fiction has appeared in the anthologies, Wave After Wave and To Hold The Clouds. She is currently working on a poetry collection and her first novel.

Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
Centre for Stories is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen Street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Wheelchair access is provided. Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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