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CYA Bootcamps

The Bootcamp is a day spent with an editor where you will receive feedback on your work in small group sessions, time to work on your manuscripts followed by a progress session where they will give you further feedback, there is also a discussion panel and a Q&A session. 



Places for the Bootcamp are strictly limited to four people per group, with each editor working with two groups. 

Groups will be divided into

  • Adults Novels (Friday & Saturday - Group 1 & 2)

  • Chapter Books & Young Adult Novels (Friday & Sunday - Group 1)

  • Illustrations (Friday & Sunday - Group 1 & 2)

  • Picture Books (Friday & Sunday - Group 2)


Bootcamp days cost A$290 (including GST).

Please note that the days are uncatered.

Tea and coffee will be provided on Friday only. 

Meal packages can be purchased at an additional cost for Saturday and Sunday bootcamps. 

Schedule times subject to change

July 2020 Bootcamp Ranger

Dee White will be the Bootcamp Ranger for the July Bootcamp days in Brisbane.


Dee will be there to offer suggestions if you get stuck doing your revisions or have any questions on the day.

July 2020 Bootcamp Leaders
Friday 10 July 2020
More Leaders to be announced soon for the
Children, Young Adult & Adult Bootcamps
Saturday 11 July  2020
More leaders to be announced soon for the
Adult Bootcamps
Sunday 12 July 2020
More Leaders to be announced soon for the
Children, Young Adult Bootcamps