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How to be an Author : The Business of Being a Writer in Australia - Georgia Richter

How to be an Author

The Business of Being a Writer in Australia

By: Georgia Richter, Deborah Hunn

Paperback | 2 February 2021

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If you dream of being published, this book will teach you the nuts and bolts of what it means to be an author.

Georgia Richter and Deborah Hunn look at the business of becoming an author. In a friendly, informative and practical way they share all you need to know about inspiration and research, preparing to submit to a publisher, creating an author brand, legal, ethical and moral considerations, pitching and effective social media and much more.

About the Authors

Georgia Richter has an MA (Creative Writing) from the University of Western Australia and is an IPEd Accredited Editor. She has taught creative writing, professional writing and editing at the universities of Melbourne and Western Australia, as well as at Curtin University. Georgia joined Fremantle Press in 2008 as the fiction, narrative non-fiction and poetry publisher.

Deborah Hunn is a Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry at Curtin University in Western Australia. Deborah completed a PhD at UWA and has taught for three decades at universities in WA and SA. Her award-winning work has been published in a range of anthologies, edited collections and journals, and includes shorts stories, creative non-fiction, academic essays on literature, film and television, and reviews.

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