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THIS SESSION IS FOR LA TROBE STAFF AND STUDENTS ONLY

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Practical skills and expert advice from an award winning author, on beginning, creating, and finishing “finely crafted yet easy to read” books and theses.

Professor Richard Broome is an award winning author, editor, and teacher. His work has been described as “a style that is easy to read, very informative and brings the past to the present”. In this interactive workshop, he will talk about how to get started on a book or thesis, how to interest readers and publishers, how to complete a project, and advice from his own experience as a writer and editor.

Richard Brome is the author of Coburg: Between Two Creeks (1987), Aboriginal Victorians: A History since 1800 (2005) and Aboriginal Australians: A history since 1788 (2010) among many others. His most recent work is A Naga Odyssey: Visier's Long Way Home written with Visier Meyasetsu Sanyü an Elder of the Meyasetsu clan of the Angami tribe, Khonoma, Nagaland http://www.publishing.monash.edu/books/no-9781925495829.html

He was an editor of Australian Historical Studies (2010-12), a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, a Fellow and vice president of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Melbourne, and Patron of the History Teachers' Association of Victoria.


WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

An inspiring and practical start to LTU Academic Writing Month, this workshop will help you plan, write and improve your writing through November and beyond. Relevant to all researchers at every stage of their writing, whether starting a new project, trying to stay motivated through the middle or polishing up the work to send off to readers and publishers.

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All researchers at all levels (including graduate researchers) working towards a thesis or book.

**Following the workshop, we will formally launch the 5th La Trobe Academic Writing Month with cake and refreshments in the John Scott Meeting House Foyer**

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