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Summary

A. R. Levett B.A., B.Cmm.(Hons) is an award-winning, emerging WA author. For a decade he has studied the craft of creative writing and helped budding writers hone their skills and turn their ideas into engaging stories with his Story Mentoring services. He has taught at Edith Cowan University, presented workshops for the WA writing community, and served on the KSP Board of Management. He is currently writing an epic speculative-fiction series. He is passionate about storytelling and helping authors bring out the best in their stories. www.thestorymentor.com.au

Biography

A. R. Levett B.A., B.Cmm.(Hons) is an award-winning, emerging WA author. For a decade he has studied the craft of creative writing and helped budding writers hone their skills and turn their ideas into engaging stories with his Story Mentoring services. He has taught at Edith Cowan University, presented workshops for the WA writing community, and served on the KSP Board of Management. He is currently writing an epic speculative-fiction series. He is passionate about storytelling and helping authors bring out the best in their stories. www.thestorymentor.com.au

Relevant qualifications

2014–: Doctorate of Philosophy
Curtin University
Researching the therapeutic benefits of writing fantasy-fiction.

​​2012–2013: Bachelor of Communications
Edith Cowan University
First-Class Honours result
Weighted Average Mark: 82

​2008–2012: Bachelor of Writing
Edith Cowan University
Major in Creative Writing and Scriptwriting
Executive Dean’s Honour Roll 2008 & 2011
Weighted Average Mark: 83

2000–2003: Diploma of Interactive Multimedia
West Coast TAFE
Graphic Design, Illustration, Typography, Web Design, Animation, Project Management

Recent experience

May 2019 - present: Substantive Editing
Performed a substantive edit of a client's 115,000-word manuscript.

April 2019: How to Write Well 4-hour workshop
Taught students the basics of grammar and punctuation and how to create strong writing from them.

March 2019: How to Become a Successful Author 3-hour workshop
Informed beginner writers what is needed in order to become an author in the modern age.

2017–2018: Mapping Your Story 12-week course
Prepared and presented material for 12 sessions, guiding writers through theory and writing exercises to help them improve and better understand their novels.

​2017–2018: Sunset Poetry
Performed ten minute poetry readings.

2016 - 2019: Manuscript Assessments and Story Mentoring
Provided manuscript assessments and story mentoring sessions for numerous budding and intermediate writers, guiding them and their manuscripts towards publication and improvement.

Publications

The Good Boy

The Good Boy

Publisher: Creatrix

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Poetry

The Split

The Split

Publisher: Creatrix

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Poetry

The Outsider

The Outsider

Publisher: Creatrix

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Poetry

Burden, The Cough, Medicated, The Flock

Burden, The Cough, Medicated, The Flock

Publisher: Wooden Skeletons

Publ. date: 2017

Genre: Poetry

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Website http://www.thestorymentor.com.au

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/www.thestorymentor.com.au/

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