Crystal is an author, editor and journalist providing mentoring and manuscript development to authors and aspiring authors under the Write Now Literary brand.
Bringing an academic background in Children’s Literature along with hands-on knowledge from several years working with traditional publishers, literacy organisations, and schools, you can expect rapid-fire feedback in your sessions with Crystal (she knows how fast the time will go!) - you can also expect an author-care-first approach at all times.
Best known for her work with Larrikin House Publishing, during which time Crystal was shortlisted for an ABIA Award in the Rising Star of Australian Publishing category (2022). Crystal is regularly found judging literary competitions such as Pitch It, CYA and Foreva bility, or at various speaking engagements as a passionate advocate for diversity in literature.
Crystal is open to assessing any genre or theme with a special interest in helping authors navigate sensitive topics for a commercial audience.
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