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    Fremantle Press Emerging Writers Pilot Program

    My first blog post was about KSP’s 1st Edition Retreat and through KSP I am part of Freo’s emerging writer’s mentorship program. The three of us who took part in that program had a weekend of intensive workshops with Laurie Steed but we do not have an ongoing mentor.┬áThere are three other writing centres involved in the program; each centre has its own selection process.┬áMel, Emma and I were selected through a blind submission process.   I went to the first of five workshops yesterday and this one was run in partnership with WA Poets Inc. The focus was poetry but there were some discussions about short stories. The conversation…