The CYA Conference is an online event open to writers and illustrators from anywhere in the world.
The schedule times are in Australian Eastern Standard time and the recordings of the sessions are available for seven days after they are presented.
While all speakers and tutors have confirmed their appearance, no responsibility
can be accepted for any changed circumstances which are beyond our control
10, 17 & 24 July
focused on children and young adult writers and illustrators.
11, 18 & 25 July
Sessions for writers of stories for all ages and genres
11 July 2021, 3:15:00 am
What I learnt in 10 years of publishing.
Publishing is like being on a never-ending rollercoaster, except in that the rollercoaster is constantly evolving, so you never know what’s around the next bend.
17 July 2021, 5:05:00 am
Short-Story Writing Workshop
An all-you-need-to-know about short-story writing for those who’ve never explored this wonderful form. It covers the basics and encourages writers to practice short-story writing to improve their communication skills, and flex their imagination.
25 July 2021, 12:45:00 am
Podcasting – the nuts and bolts.
The good, the bad, and the ugly of setting up and maintaining a podcast. Looking for new ways to reach your audience? Perhaps podcasting is it!
2021 All-Stars Online Conference Costs
The prices are for the WHOLE conference and are the same as the 2020 conference.
The conference price of A$187 gets you three Saturdays or Sunday.
The weekend price gets you six days of sessions.
Payment plans are now available when completing your registration.
Full payment is required by 30 June 2021
A non-refundable 10% deposit is required when paying by payment plan.
Conference Concessions Tickets
Under 18s Conference Tickets
Editor Session (per session)
all prices include GST
Earn a conference discount by helping with competition judging
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