Are you interested in memoir, biography or life stories? Then DO NOT MISS our free special event forum with Sally Collings, author of Sophie’s Journey, the story of Sophie Delezio. This incredible forum discussion will be FREE to all participants for one day only.

When it comes to insider knowledge about writing and publishing non-fiction, Sally Collings is the definitive expert. Currently a publishing consultant, writer and editor, she has more than 20 years experience in trade publishing. She is a former associate publisher (non-fiction) with HarperCollins Australia and editorial director of Amber Books in the UK. Sally has had responsibility for running publishing programs of over 80 titles a year, as well as editing individual titles. Particular subject areas of interest include biography, memoirs, motivation, parenting and spirituality.

Recently, Sally has brought her talents and experience to bear on a very special book: Sophie’s Journey.

AWM Online is proud to present this special event forum – Writing Non-fiction: the Story and the Journey – at 12:00pm on Wednesday, 18 July. What makes this forum extra special, apart from its extraordinary subject matter and high-level guest, is that we are opening it FREE to all participants. We want to share Sally’s experiences writing this book with as many readers and writers as possible and we’d like to introduce those who may not already be subscribers to our fantastic up-close-and-personal live events with authors, publishers and agents.

Join the forum to ask Sally about the transition of publisher to writer, about how to get non-fiction books published in Australia, her experience with the book’s current promotional trail and the emotional impact of the subject matter when working with such heartrending content.

Go to on the morning of Wednesday, 18 July for registration instructions. Free forum access for non-subscribers will be offered for 24 hours to participate in the forum and view past live event discussions.

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