Making Your Book Work with Valerie Parv AM

Don’t know the right place to start? Have plot holes in the middle? You don’t need a formula, you need a road map – how to make one that leaves you free to write your story, your way. Discover selling secrets to push your writing further so readers NEED to know what happens next. Writers need these skills whether you’re self-publishing or you seek a traditional publisher Surprising areas of expertise:  Valerie has a diploma in professional counselling that she obtained to go deeper into characters and make them carry the story. About the Presenter Valerie Parv AM was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for significant service to the arts as a prolific author, role model and mentor. An Australian Society of Authors Medal recipient, Valerie is one of Australia’s most successful authors with more than 34 million copies sold, translated into 29 languages and available as ebooks. Valerie holds a master of arts from Queensland University of Technology and is the only Australian author to receive a Pioneer Award from RT Book Reviews, New York. She is an in-demand presenter of masterclasses and popular speaker nationally and internationally. Valerie enjoys connecting with readers on Twitter @ValerieParv, Facebook and  Valerie is represented by The Tate Gallery Pty Ltd, Sydney Australia tategal@ Parking at Harry Hartog Booksellers, ANU The following parking options are available on campus: 1. Underground carpark, Kingsley Street – pass the Drill Hall gallery on Kingsley Street and continue straight into the underground carparking space here, which has lots of availability. 2. Llewellyn Hall multi-level car park. It’s then a short walk down University Avenue to the Harry Hartog store.