Do you want to work with Valerie Khoo?

Valerie Khoo mentors writers, authors and creative entrepreneurs. You can choose from group mentoring or private one-on-one sessions. A successful writer, journalist and business owner, Valerie is passionate about sharing her expertise and empowering others to identify their strengths and achieve their goals.

Private one-on-one mentoring: Writing or Creative Business Coaching

Valerie mentors a handful of writers, authors and creative business owners. One-on-one mentoring is useful if you want to achieve a particular breakthrough, are working on a non-fiction book or have a creative business idea you need feedback on. 

Valerie can help you determine a strategy for your creative project so that you have a blueprint on exactly what you need to do to achieve your goal. She is also skilled at helping you find clarity on a way forward if you are faced with several options and are unsure of which direction to take.

You can book in for a one-hour strategy session for $495. These are usually held over Zoom or you can book in for an in-person session for the same fee, held in Mona Vale in Sydney.


Group mentoring: Freelance Writing Masterclass Program

Valerie is the key mentor in the Freelance Writing Masterclass Program at the Australian Writers' Centre. This is delivered online and is designed to help you master the art of feature and content writing, and carve out a successful career as a freelance writer. Whether you want to write part-time or full-time, you'll discover:
  • Weekly tutorials that will help you master The 7 Stages of Successful Freelance Writing
  • Regular “Ask me anything” sessions with Valerie
  • A monthly Freelance Feedback Fiesta to help you get feedback on your pitches to editors one on one with Valerie
  • A private Facebook group where you'll also get direct and regular access to Valerie
  • And much more
This unique program is delivered through an affordable monthly membership fee. You won't find anything else like this in the country.

Corporate consulting and writing

Valerie is one of Australia's leading business communicators. She is a business journalist and author of the best-selling business book Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business, Valerie is also a small business commentator and influencer.

With a background in accounting and finance at the professional services firm pwc, she has a strong understanding of business world, the demands of corporate stakeholders and the nuances required from legal and compliance departments.

Valerie has also been a senior consultant at a national public relations firms and has consulted in communications for telecommunications bodies, financial services providers, professional services firms, banks and many others.

For editorial consulting and corporate key message sessions, rates start at $4500 per day (ex GST). Please enquire with [email protected]