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Writers Mentorship Program


Kick start your writing career by joining the City of Rockingham’s Writers Mentorship Program, facilitated by Writing WA. If you are a new writer with dreams and aspirations for your writing, and willing to make a commitment to developing your work, then you are invited to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Successful applicants will be matched with suitable mentors based on the sample of writing and background information provided in their applications. The mentorships will offer writers the valuable opportunity to work with an experienced writer on a one-to-one basis for three sessions over a six-week period. The mentors will support the mentees to develop their craft and they will also provide professional expertise about aspects of the business of writing and publishing.

There are limited places available in the program. Selection will be based on if you demonstrate a passion for writing, your goals and aspirations, as well as your ability to commit to the six-week program and three sessions.

The Writers Mentorship Program is a free program available for local residents who are new to writing. The program will be delivered online. Please read the terms and conditions below to see if you are eligible. Applications close at 4pm Friday 14 August 2020. The Mentorship Program will run from Monday 24 August 2020 to Friday 2 October 2020.


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