So You Want To Be A Writer with Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait: Australian Writers' Centre podcast

Online writing tools for writers, writing habits to avoid, how walking can make you a better writer, and things that make editors stop reading your manuscript. Meet Writer in Residence Alexandra Joel, author of "Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story". Plus: can living in a country where English isn’t the main language affect your English writing skills, and more.

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep102.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm AEST

Women in their 20s and 30s driving sales in “grip lit”, perfect bedrooms for bookworms, tips on how to pitch in a digital age, and up-level your word-geekiness with synecdoche. Meet Andrew Faulkner, author of “Stone Cold” the story of Australia’s deadliest soldier, find out how to format your manuscript for submission, and much more!

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep101.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm AEST

To plot or not to plot, self-publishing and the difference between mentors and coaches. Advice for blogging authors including how to blog about your book without giving too much away and why blogging is important. Plus, the book "Between You & Me, Confessions of a Comma Queen" by Mary Norris. We chat with Graeme Simsion on his success since writing “The Rosie Project”. Also: the Ulysses writing app for iPhone and more!

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep100.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:06pm AEST

How writing crime has changed in the last ten years and the increasing demand for content writers. We ask if an app can improve your writing plus give you tips on how to survive writing envy. Meet picture book author Emma Allen. Plus, the most dangerous writing app. What are the benefits of editing a printed manuscript over editing on screen?

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep099.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:26pm AEST

An intriguing memoir, how to become an Amazon 'best-seller' for $3 and 40 words for emotions you've felt but couldn't explain. Plus: confessions of a ghost writer and the trouble with using fashionable words. Meet successful children's author Jen Storer. Also: a writing device for nostalgic tech geeks, whether you should put your writing on your website, and more!

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep098.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:41pm AEST

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