Polishing, editing and submitting your work with Adalya Nash Hussein

Express Media acknowledges that this event is broadcast from the stolen lands of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge the lands on which this broadcast reaches and acknowledge First Nations people as the traditional custodians of this country, whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders of these communities, past and present, and extend that to emerging community leaders. We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded and that colonisation is an ongoing process.

It was, is, and always will be, Aboriginal land.


The final week of Toolkits is devoted to preparing your writing for submission, ensuring it’s as polished as possible. Joining us is writer and editor Adalya Nash Hussein to talk all things publication. How can you tighten up a story when you’ve read it a zillion times? What does a good pitch look like? What’s it like to be edited? …and any other questions you’ve got.

Ask Adalya your burning questions on social media with #EMToolkits, and watch in real time here. Toolkits: Live lets you develop your writing skillset and hone your craft—all you need is motivation and an internet connection.

Toolkits: Fiction is generously supported by The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.

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