Online Path to Publication Course In Australia | The Writing Quarter
You’ve written a short story and want to get it into the world, so what’s next? Our online path to publication course will give you the actionable tools to take your work and get it seen by editors of literary journals/websites.
Though this course is not a guarantee for getting published, it offers up proven techniques to give you the best chance at getting seen. Your tutor will guide you through the assignments of each module and provide you with detailed written feedback and support.
There are many Do’s and Don’ts in publishing that writers tend to learn the hard way, after years of rejection. What if you could skip all that and cut straight to the good stuff? This course will teach you how to properly format your short stories, research publications that are actively looking for your type of writing and stand out from the crowd!
Start Date: 29th June 2022 – FULL
Our courses are in huge demand and are filling up very quickly, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.
As an experienced and working writer, Tyler will guide you from finished work to finding and submitting to the right literary journals.
You will be given weekly notes and assignments to help you. Your tutor will read every assignment and will provide written feedback.
Students will receive an email booking confirmation within 48 hours of payment. If you do not see this email, please check your Spam/Junk folder.
Outline of our Online Path to Publication Course
Week One: Formatting
For the first week, you will learn how to properly format your short stories.
This is a crucial technical step, which is often overlooked but is necessary for the success of a story.
Week Two: Standing out From the Crowd
How do you highlight your writing credentials in just three sentences? This week, you’ll find out how!
We will focus on creating cover letters and concise author bios that help you stand out in the hectic crowd of publishing.
Week Three: Research
Module three will look at researching and seeking out publications that are actively looking for work just like your own!
Your experienced tutor will highlight the best places to look. They will also give you the best insight into catching the eye of the preliminary readers who can pass your work up the editorial chain.
Week Four: Taking the Plunge
For week four of the online path to publication course, you will take the leap!
You will submit your properly formatted short story and author bio to a literary journal that you will have found. Your tutor will also send you a hand-picked list of journals and publications for you to choose from.
Week Five: What Happens Post-Submission?
Our final module will focus on your post-submission skills.
What should you do while waiting to hear back? You will learn some tips and tricks for handling rejection and discover what you should look for in an accepted story’s contract. This week will help you to prepare for the next steps in your writing journey.