When is a manuscript ready to submit? Do you need an agent or should you go straight to the publisher? How to best present your work and choose the destination for submission? And how do you make yourself stand out in the pack? Get insider tips from agents and publishers on preparing your manuscript for publication with agent and publicist Brendan Fredericks, publishers Michael Bollen (Wakefield Press) and Lex Hirst (Pantera Press), and author David Whish-Wilson.
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.
David Whish-Wilson is the author of seven novels and three non-fiction books. He writes short fiction, essays and reviews. Two of his crime novels have been shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Awards, and his Perth book in the NewSouth city series was shortlisted for the WA Premiers Book Awards. David lives in Fremantle with his wife and three kids, and coordinates the creative writing program at Curtin University.