Sue Whiting Bootcamp
  • Sue Whiting is a children’s and YA author and editor who has worked in publishing for two decades. Sue was senior commissioning editor and publishing manager for Walker Books Australia for many years before leaving in 2016 to concentrate on her writing. As a storyteller and schools’ performer, Sue has informed, inspired and entertained thousands of kids across the country. 


    She is also a freelance children’s book editor and writing coach, and the author of numerous books, including the bestselling Missing, the award-winning A Swim in the Sea and the CBCA Notable Books, Platypus, Get a Grip Cooper Jones and Beware the Deep Dark Forest. Sue latest books include The Book of Chance a mystery/suspense novel for readers 10+ and Good Question, a picture book illustrated by Annie White.


    Sue will be running bootcamps for Chapter/Young Adult (Group 1) and Picture Books (Group 2) authors.

    Sue Whiting Bootcamp

    • Important

      Please note Bootcamps are non-refundable unless we are able to resell the session.

    • About the 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

      • Chapter Books & Young Adult Novels  (Select Group 1 when booking)
      • Picture Books

      You do not need to be coming to the conference to join a bootcamp.