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The Resource To tell my story : a study of practising professional Indigenous writers of Australia : research report, Judi Cooper with Helen Molnar, Christine Morris and Mark Colbert ; MC Media & Associates

To tell my story : a study of practising professional Indigenous writers of Australia : research report, Judi Cooper with Helen Molnar, Christine Morris and Mark Colbert ; MC Media & Associates

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To tell my story : a study of practising professional Indigenous writers of Australia : research report
Title
To tell my story
Title remainder
a study of practising professional Indigenous writers of Australia : research report
Statement of responsibility
Judi Cooper with Helen Molnar, Christine Morris and Mark Colbert ; MC Media & Associates
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Study conducted mainly through use of questionnaire sent to over 50 Indigenous and cultural organisations and individual Indigenous writers plus focus groups and some phone interviews; covered who is writing? what is being written? how much are writers earning? what makes a professional writer? why write? publishing and intellectual property, role of government grants; statistical tables; methodology; questionnaire
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Cooper, Judi
Dewey number
820.9994
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Australia Council
  • MC Media & Associates
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  • Aboriginal Australian authors
  • Aboriginal Australian authors
Label
To tell my story : a study of practising professional Indigenous writers of Australia : research report, Judi Cooper with Helen Molnar, Christine Morris and Mark Colbert ; MC Media & Associates
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Publication
Note
  • Printed from the Internet
  • "December 2000"
  • "Indigenous writing has been supported by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board of the Australia Council since it was established in the 1970s ... This research project set out to collect reliable information about the Indigenous writer in Australia which could be used to help the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board and the Australia Council in policy development and grants programs. The study focused on the employment and economic circumstances of the Indigenous writers as well as exploring other pertinent issues such as access to publishing and the motivations of the writers ... "-from Introduction
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Who is writing? : Gender -- Age -- Family circumstances -- Residency patterns -- Education and training -- Jobs, occupations and activities -- Disadvantage and discrimination -- What is needed now? -- Chapter 2. What is being written? : Writing and gender -- Writing and age -- Writing and location -- Time spent writing -- Occupations of writers -- Chapter 3. How much are writers earning? : Income levels -- Proportion of income earned from writing -- Regularity of income -- Gender balance by income -- Forms of employment -- Types of jobs worked in relation to income from writing -- Further discussion -- Chapter 4. What makes a professional writer? : Is it being published? -- Is it earning a living? -- Is it time spent writing? -- Is it recognition? -- Reasons for writing -- Chapter 5. Why write? : The reasons for writing -- Writer's genres -- Does income change the story? -- Do education and training help? -- Preserving and sharing language and culture as a motive -- Writing to heal -- Chapter 6. Publishing and intellectual property : What is published and what is not -- Gender -- Types of media in which writing is published -- Copyright -- What is needed? -- Chapter 7. Role of government grants : Writers' opinions of the Australia Council -- Impact of grants -- Australia Council funding -- Other funding issues -- Appendices : Statistical table -- Methodology -- Questionnaire
Control code
000023137607
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
viii, 88 pages
Isbn
9780642472359
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
To tell my story : a study of practising professional Indigenous writers of Australia : research report, Judi Cooper with Helen Molnar, Christine Morris and Mark Colbert ; MC Media & Associates
Publication
Note
  • Printed from the Internet
  • "December 2000"
  • "Indigenous writing has been supported by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board of the Australia Council since it was established in the 1970s ... This research project set out to collect reliable information about the Indigenous writer in Australia which could be used to help the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board and the Australia Council in policy development and grants programs. The study focused on the employment and economic circumstances of the Indigenous writers as well as exploring other pertinent issues such as access to publishing and the motivations of the writers ... "-from Introduction
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Who is writing? : Gender -- Age -- Family circumstances -- Residency patterns -- Education and training -- Jobs, occupations and activities -- Disadvantage and discrimination -- What is needed now? -- Chapter 2. What is being written? : Writing and gender -- Writing and age -- Writing and location -- Time spent writing -- Occupations of writers -- Chapter 3. How much are writers earning? : Income levels -- Proportion of income earned from writing -- Regularity of income -- Gender balance by income -- Forms of employment -- Types of jobs worked in relation to income from writing -- Further discussion -- Chapter 4. What makes a professional writer? : Is it being published? -- Is it earning a living? -- Is it time spent writing? -- Is it recognition? -- Reasons for writing -- Chapter 5. Why write? : The reasons for writing -- Writer's genres -- Does income change the story? -- Do education and training help? -- Preserving and sharing language and culture as a motive -- Writing to heal -- Chapter 6. Publishing and intellectual property : What is published and what is not -- Gender -- Types of media in which writing is published -- Copyright -- What is needed? -- Chapter 7. Role of government grants : Writers' opinions of the Australia Council -- Impact of grants -- Australia Council funding -- Other funding issues -- Appendices : Statistical table -- Methodology -- Questionnaire
Control code
000023137607
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
viii, 88 pages
Isbn
9780642472359
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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