We all know how tough the farmers are doing it at the moment with the drought. The wonderful author and human being Josephine Moon put a call out to authors and publishers to help raise money through the registered charity Buy a Bale. They responded in spades. The book raffle is going gangbusters and next is the manuscript assessment auction. What a wonderful opportunity.
I have exciting news! Are you an aspiring writer? Now you have a chance to get your work directly into the hands of someone who might be able to help you make your dream come true!
As part of the ‘Authors for Farmers’ fundraising that I’ve been doing for Buy a Bale (raising funds for farmers affected by drought), I have been overwhelmed with generous offers from top Australian publishers and and authors, who are donating their time to look at partial or full manuscripts and offer feedback on its development.
Yes, that’s right, you could get your manuscript in the hands of an actual real life publisher! Aside from three top publishers (Annette Barlow (Allen & Unwin), Ali Watts (Penguin Random House) and Sophie Green/Sophie Hamley (Hachette)), there are half a dozen or so published authors who are also offering their time to look at your manuscript. All these…
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