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Writers of the Far South Coast present LJM Owen “Getting it on the Shelf”
Brought to you with the help of a Uniting Ability Links grant.

You have an idea for a novel, had it for years. Maybe you’ve scribbled a few notes, or even half drafted it. What now? The time has come to get that novel onto a bookshelf.
* Self and traditional publishing, which is right for you?
* Steps and decisions in self-publishing, including timelines and costs
* Steps & considerations in traditional publishing, including agents and the submission process
* The roles of social media, writers festivals, libraries, booksellers and writers centres

Canberra-based author, archaeologist and librarian with a PhD in palaeogenetics, L.J.M.’s focus is on transforming science and history into accessible fiction with a broad appeal. Her first book was originally launched on Kickstarter. Just five days into the crowdfunding campaign it was picked up by a traditional publisher.


Saturday Afternoon 17th March, 2pm – 4:30pm @ Club Sapphire, Merimbula
WFSC member $5, Non-member $15 (Subsidised ≈83% on metropolitan prices)
(follows a FREE morning manuscript clinic 10am – 1pm)