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Develop skills in and understanding of publishing and editing creative work, freelancing, marketing, reviewing and writing groups / communities of practice. Provides students with valuable industry-based knowledge and practical advice for establishing or continuing their careers as writers.
1. Working as a writer
2. Being employed as a writer
3. Writing and selling original work
4. The publishing industry
5. Communities of practice
6. Living as a writer
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of literary production and the marketplace.||Communication and social skills|
|2||develop skills and techniques in regard to marketing and publication opportunities.||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|3||develop social and cultural awareness of communities of practice in the writing discipline.||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
- Whitton, R & Hollingworth, S, 2011, A decent proposal: How to sell your book to an Australian publisher or literary agent, 3rd edn, Keesing Press, Australia. ISBN: 978-1863350457.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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