Writing for Children with Jacqueline Harvey

Saturday 14th September

10am – 4pm

Do you harbour dreams of being the next JK Rowling or Andy Griffiths? If you love writing for children and want to spend a day learning the ins and outs of the business then this course is for you. Join bestselling author Jacqueline Harvey as she covers topics including:

  • writing and editing tips,
  • information about publishers
  • knowing when your manuscript is ready to submit
  • the value of professional editorial assessment
  • garnering the publishers’ attention
  • dealing with rejection
  • what to expect when you land a deal
  • what happens when you’re published

Location: Wickham – exact address will be provided after you book

Date: Saturday 14th September

Time: 10 – 4

What to bring: lunch, writing material, warm clothing as the room is large (there is airconditioning).

Notes will be provided at the end of the workshop to take away.

Parking: available in the carpark on corner of Honeysuckle Dr and Hannell St

PT: the venue is a 3 minute walk from Newcastle Interchange

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Jacqueline Harvey - Chidren's Author

Jacqueline Harvey is one of the country’s most popular authors for children, having sold over a million copies of her Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose series’ in Australia alone. Her spy series, Kensy and Max is thrilling young readers with drama, action and loads of fun and in 2018, the first book, Kensy and Max: Breaking News was voted at number 25 on the Dymocks Top 51 Children’s Books and number 5 on the Better Reading Kids’ Top 50 Children’s Books for the year.

Jacqueline has received numerous short-listings and awards while her picture book, The Sound of the Sea was a CBCA Honour Book. A highly experienced teacher and presenter, she has delivered thousands of talks and workshops for children and adults at schools and festivals around the world. Jacqueline is currently working on new adventures for Alice-Miranda, Clementine Rose and Kensy and Max.


Members’ Price – $70 + GST

Non-Members’ Price – $100 + GST