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.

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 Pitch Doctor Clinic to help you get feedback on your pitches to editors
  • 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.


Private one-on-one mentoring: Writing

Valerie mentors a handful of writers and authors. One-on-one mentoring is useful if you want to achieve a particular breakthrough, or work on a longer project like a non-fiction book.

These programs range from $495 to $995 a month and the frequency of your sessions will be tailored to your needs. Please note that these sessions are held on Saturday afternoons and are conducted over Skype or video conferencing.

Spaces for private mentoring are currently closed.

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

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