When I moved to Tasmania from the UK just over four years ago, I had plenty of experience as a writer, but zero experience as a writer in Australia.
One of the brilliant things about being a freelance writer is the flexibility – I can switch on my computer anywhere in the world and submit my work to an editor in the same town or an editor on a different continent. It really doesn’t matter.
But I do think that when you’re working to establish yourself in a new place it’s important to get a sense for the publishing landscape – the accepted etiquette of pitching and writing, the existing relationships in and across the media, the range of pay rates, and any unfamiliar jargon. Continue reading “5 Useful Websites for Australian Writers”