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'Laurel Cohn has run workshops and seminars for the Northern Rivers Writers Centre for many years and is one of our most popular mentors. Her knowledge, insight, and experience, not to mention her warmth and approachability, mean that her workshops and seminars are always well attended and that the feedback she receives from attendees is always glowing. Laurel offers what writers of all levels want – an appreciation of the demands of writing, coupled with a clear understanding of how to improve a manuscript. We could not recommend her more highly.'

Siboney Duff
Centre Manager
Northern Rivers Writers' Centre

'I thought your workshop was one of the most valuable I have been to so far at the NSW Writer’s Centre. It was well structured and from the perspective of theory and scope there was a high correlation of relevance to where I am in my writers journey.  I particularly appreciate the tools and strategies you provided to allow us to critique our own work and that of others.  Thanks to YOU – I feel empowered to take more focussed steps, look back and see what impression they made rather than furtively tip toeing  around my creative efforts.'
Melody Braithwaite

'I wanted to drop you a quick note to say how much I enjoyed your recent workshop on Writing a Synopsis. I have made dozens of attempts at nailing a good synopsis over a long period of time, and while my own efforts usually evolved things a little here and there, your expertise helped me take what is a very tricky document to an entirely new level literally overnight.'
Stephen Greenall

'The friendly, relaxed feel of the workshop with a mix of group and individual writing tasks were fun and thought-provoking.' Carolyn Pickering



Writing and Editing Workshops and Seminars

Laurel Cohn is a popular presenter of workshops and seminars on writing and publishing. Topics include structural editing, synopsis writing, pitching to publishers, story structure, point of view, self-publishing, revision and narrative momentum.

Laurel Cohn is a regular presenter at:
NSW Writers' Centre
Byron Writers Festival
Northern Rivers Writers Centre
Queensland Writers Centre

She has also presented workshops and seminars for:
Australian Society of Authors
Australian Writers Marketplace
Bellingen Writers' Festival
Byron Bay Writers’ Festival
Gold Coast Writers' Festival
Singleton Library

If you are interested in inviting Laurel Cohn to your centre, organisation or group, please contact us.