Author's Masterclass with Lisa Hanrahan

Start Date & Time: Thursday, 16 August 2018 6:00 pm

End Date & Time: Thursday, 16 August 2018 8:00 pm

Address: Chatswood Library on The Concourse, Lower Ground, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

Cost: Free

Places Available: Booked Out


Lisa Hanrahan, Publishing Director of Rockpool Publishing and Love & Write Publishing, discusses how to get your book published and promoted successfully to a local and international audience.

Explore genres of books and current trends; how to promote yourself as an Author; how to deliver the perfect pitch on your manuscript; the pros and cons of an agent and understand the advantages and challenges in Traditional Publishing Vs Self-Publishing.

What are the real costs of making a book? What can go wrong? What does a writer need to know? What are key points to learn before submitting a manuscript? How do you compile a winning manuscript to interest publishers?

These questions are just some that will be addressed in this interactive workshop, as Lisa shares with you the best-kept secrets of the publishing industry today. 

Bookings essential - use the 'Book Now' button below. 

Lisa Hanrahan has worked in the book publishing industry for over twenty five years; in roles ranging from accounting, through to the production of over three thousand books, including ten years at Random House producing numerous critically acclaimed books, to running her own successful boutique independent publishing companies for the last ten years. This has given her the very keen eye in understanding the ins and outs to creating a successful book. 

Contact: Willoughby City Library on 9777 7900 or email

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