RWA OWL: DIY Your Author Website with Wix



Want an author website without having to deal with the daunting Wordpress, and don’t know where to start? Wix is a super-easy interface to use, and you can even get started for FREE, adding your purchased domain name later (the only expense you’ll incur).

In this course, we’ll walk through creating a site from scratch, with multiple pages, blogs, social media links and even monetising your site with Amazon Associates all covered. You’ll get feedback and advice as you expand from a single ‘landing’ page to multiple pages, all designed to help readers fall in love with you, the author.

Pre-course preparation

Choose the domain name you want to eventually use and see if it’s available. Consider purchasing through GoDaddy (cheapest option) if you think it might get snatched out from under you!

Course Type


Hours of Commitment

4-8 hours; 1-2 hours per week for 4 weeks.

Presenters Bio

Born and raised in the UK, Catherine Bilson studied electromechanical engineering and even worked briefly as a rocket scientist (yes, really!) before throwing it all in and moving to Australia with the love of her life. Today, she writes historical romance as Catherine Bilson and steamy contemporary romance as Caitlyn Lynch, wrangles two sports-mad sons and works part-time in disability support.


Course Dates: 6th July to 31st July 2020

Cost: RWA-Member – $55.00 Non RWA-Member – $88.00
* Please note, there is a $0.50 Trybooking fee at checkout.

Venue: Online - RWA Moodle Platform
(Course attendees will be notified of access/login details via email from the OWL Registrar a few days prior to the start date of the course)

RWA OWL Courses
PO Box Q740
Queen Victoria Building
NSW 1230
Contact Details:
Debbie Deasey
OWL Registrar