Reinvent Yourself

Your motivational guide to getting started as a writer

This program is ideal for: Anyone wanting to conquer self-doubt and become a writer

You will receive:
A motivational nine-part audio program
A 318-page workbook loaded with tips, advice and strategies
19 inspirational case studies
15 exclusive interviews with successful writers
A practical blueprint you can use NOW!

“I’m moving forward with my passion. Thank you. I could not have made these simple changes without your guidance.”
– Catherine Hawthorne

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Where Starts Duration Course Creator Price
Online Learn from anywhere at your convenience. On demand
Learn at your own pace
12 months Australian Writers' Centre $97 $67 SALE

Overview of this program

Do you want to change careers? Perhaps the idea of crafting stories, meeting people or seeing your words in print appeals to you… but how do you get started? It can be daunting.

Created by AWC founder Valerie Khoo and completely refreshed for 2020, this Reinvent Yourself program is your guide to starting out in the world of writing – fiction or non-fiction. Specifically, it has been designed to help you banish some of the obstacles that may be holding you back. Because the truth is, you CAN do this.

Regardless of where you are now, this program will help map out the steps to getting started a writer. By following the workbook and nine-part audio program with more than 30 real life case studies and interviews, you’ll be motivated to succeed!

“I’m thrilled with the return on investment – you can’t put a price on loving your work.”

– Edwina Dick

What's included:

An audio program in 9 parts that will lead you on your journey of reinvention.
318-page comprehensive workbook so you have the tips, advice and strategies at your fingertips.
19 inspiring case studies of people from all walks of life who have recently reinvented themselves – to become writers.
15 exclusive interviews with successful and established writers who share their secrets on how to make it.

 Your interviews include:

Michael Cunningham
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours and By Nightfall.


Pamela Freeman
Creative writing mentor and author of over 30 books, including  The Desert Nurse, the Castings trilogy, and the Princess Betony series.

Kate Grenville
One of Australia’s finest writers, Kate is the author of award-winning novels such as The Secret River and Sarah Thornhill.

Matthew Reilly
Phenomenally popular action/thriller author of nearly 20 books, including Contest, Ice Station, Hover Car Racer and the Scarecrow series.

Melina Marchetta
Iconic Australian author of Looking for Alibrandi.

Thomas Keneally
Australian National Living Treasure and author of classic novels such as The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith, Schindler’s Ark and Daughters of Mars. And many more.

Graeme Simsion
Former IT specialist turned author of the bestselling book The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect.

And many more!

Kevin Kwan
Internationally bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians.

Liane Moriarty
A former copywriter, Liane is an internationally acclaimed author who has had three books on the New York Times Bestseller list at the same time.

Your heart's already there.
This program is for your head.

Reinvent Yourself isn’t about teaching you to write – rather it’s a practical guide to put you in the right mindset to succeed as a writer.

Changing careers from something ‘safe’ can be extremely difficult. Yet often it’s just your mind holding you back. Program creator Valerie Khoo knows this first hand. She was an accountant but knew that her heart was yearning for a creative career. It was only once her mind followed, that she unlocked her potential – and has spent the past 20+ years as an award-winning journalist, author, speaker and artist! She reinvented herself and wants to help you too.

“I signed up to the Reinvent Yourself course last year, and I’m happy to report that I have completely remade my life. I’m writing every day, and have just finished the first draft of my first novel. I write a short story every week for a writer’s forum, and now I am off to a Greek island to work on my next draft. Much better life than living as a stressed accounts assistant in Sydney.”

– Kellie Smith

The best time to start is NOW

Years from now, you don’t want to be saying to yourself: “I wish I had followed my dreams and tried to be a writer…”

This step-by-step program and guide book will give you the confidence to get started, with Valerie speaking directly to you as your motivation coach. It’s the best value mentoring session you’ll ever get!

And because you have 12 months’ unlimited access to the Reinvent Yourself program content, you can come back to it whenever you need a motivation boost.

“Without hesitation I can say that this changed my life.”

– Lindy Alexander


Q: I’m in a dead-end job and can’t seem to see how to make the switch to something creative. Is this program for me?
A: Yes, it sounds like Reinvent Yourself was tailor-made for you!

Q: I’d LOVE to become a writer, but can’t seem to give myself the permission to devote the time to it. My family thinks it’s a bit indulgent, so I’m always feeling guilty. Will this program help me?

A: Even the most successful writers had to first overcome either a lack of self-permission, guilt or a sense of “impostor syndrome”. The truth is, if you’re passionate about something, you deserve to be doing it. This program will help motivate you to start thinking that way.

Q: Does this program include writing exercises to help me improve my writing skills?

A: No – Reinvent Yourself has been designed as a motivational guide to help navigate the steps you need to take in the sometimes rocky transition to becoming a writer. We do of course have more than 50 other courses to assist with building your skills! You’ll find them here.

Q. I want to be a writer but I’m not sure where to start. Will this help?

A. Yes! This is the ideal blueprint to help you figure out exactly where to start so you don’t waste time going down paths that aren’t relevant to what you truly want. Don’t know what you truly want? That’s ok, this program gives you the exact steps to figure that out!

Do you know what time it is?

That’s right – it’s time to become a writer!

Where Starts Duration Course Creator Price
Online Learn from anywhere at your convenience. On demand
Learn at your own pace
12 months Australian Writers' Centre $97 $67 SALE

About us

The Australian Writers’ Centre offers courses in creative writing, freelance writing, business writing, blogging and much more. Our practical and industry-proven courses will help you gain confidence and meet your goals faster!

Contact us

Phone: (02) 9929 0088
Head office: Suite 3, 55 Lavender Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061

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