5DI Announcement

5DI is RWA’s mentoring workshop that is designed to assist writers to polish their completed manuscripts and hone their writing craft under the guiding eye of an experienced author.

The 5DI team are pleased to announce that 12 people will be attending the workshop this year. There will be 2 pods– a historical/mainstream pod and a category pod – with 6 people in each.

Congratulations to the following applicants who have been successful in gaining a place in 5DI 2011!

Category Pod

  • Jennifer St George
  • Tina Marie Clark
  • Natalie Edler
  • Kate Robertson
  • Charmaine Attalla
  • Bridget Gray

Mentored by Marion Lennox: Multi-award winning author of over 75 Mills & Boon romances. http://www.marionlennox.com/

Historical/Mainstream Pod

  • Rebecca Skrabl
  • Christine Taylor
  • Annette Kendall
  • Mary-Anne Rome
  • Carol Hoggart
  • Julia Burns

Mentored by Sophia James: Harlequin Historical author and winner of the 2010 Ruby Award (Long Romance). http://www.sophiajames.net/

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4 Comments

  1. Congratulations to the selected writers. What an opportunity, to work with Marion or Sophia for the best part of a week!

    Bron

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  2. Cath Evans

     /  March 25, 2011

    Good luck at 5DI. I’m sure you’ll love it! Two fantastic mentors. Meals prepared. No housework. Talking about writing all day, thinking of writing all day… Have the best time.
    Cath

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  3. Thank you so so much Romance Australia for this wonderful opportunity – I am still a bit overwhelmed that I got into this wonderful program again and am sooo looking forward to my week.

    To get in with the wonderful Marion Lennox for me is fantastic and I can’t wait for July…yip a whole week on no washing, cooking, school runs or homework – just writing writing and writing….

    Well done to all the others in the two 2011 5DI pods- looking forward to meeting everyone.

    Thank you to the judges and panels who selected us all, for your time and energy . Please know that it is appreciated.

    Bye 4 now
    Tina

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  4. Like Cath, I attended 5DI last year and had one of the best weeks of my life. I cannot sing the praises of my mentor Sophia James highly enough – a fantastic mentor, a lovely lady, and a very talented writer. I am really annoyed with myself for not checking as had I but known previous attendees could apply I would have done so. (I was a little otherwise preoccupied at the time as many will know!!)

    Huge congrats to dear friends Mary-Anne & Tina and to the other lucky attendees.

    Hugs all round

    Toni

    PS Can I put in a late entry? Please, pretty please.

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