Valerie Khoo

Valerie Khoo

CEO of Australian Writers' Centre

Valerie Khoo is an award-winning feature writer who is also CEO of the Australian Writers’ Centre, the country's leading centre for writing courses. She writes for a range of corporate and consumer publications and was previously a regular writer for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age for over 15 years. She mentors feature writers and copywriters who want to carve out a successful freelance writing career. Many of her students end up successfully publishing their work and developing lucrative careers in writing. Valerie is also the author of seven books. Her latest books are So you want to be a writer (co-authored with Allison Tait) and Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business. Before becoming a freelance writer, Valerie spent several years in glossy magazines, and was features director for CLEO Australia and deputy editor for CLEO Singapore. She hosts the popular top-rating weekly podcast “So you want to be a writer”.

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