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On Friday 7 April, the History Council of NSW presented a masterclass session at the Newcastle Writers Festival 2017 – From Research to Publication: Turning ideas into prize-winning history books. Guest speakers Frank Bongiorno, Tanya Evans, Phillipa McGuinness and David Carment shared their tips on submitting a book proposal, negotiating with publishers, promotion and achieving recognition.

In case you missed the event, History Council of NSW Administrative Assistant, Amy Way, has taken detailed notes from the event which can be downloaded here (pdf 154KB) or at the link below. A storify summary of the tweets from the event is also available below or here.

Also, if you attended the event and would like to provide feedback, you are welcome to do so here.


The History Council of NSW would like to thank the staff and volunteers at the Newcastle Writers Festival for their efforts and assistance.