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

Discover which author broke through after four flops and the author afraid to listen to her own audiobook. We discuss if cursive writing is now obsolete and more reasons to occasionally write by hand. Impress (or tire) your friends with the meaning of soporific and meet Australian graphic novelist Shane W Smith. Is Livescribe or Microsoft Surface better for writers and are you making these author blog mistakes?

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep114.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28pm AEDT

What was the defining moment that made you become a writer? Find out why women are killing it in crime writing and the reason essay writing services are booming. Impress your friends with the origin of the word "nicotine". Meet bestselling children's author Belinda Murrell. Also: when should you call in a freelance editor and why author manners are important.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

 

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep113.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:39pm AEDT

Grammar mistakes you should correct, visit a book store with no books, and Chuck Palahniuk releases a colouring book for adults. Find out which six dialogue habits are killing your story and discover the meaning of milquetoast. Also: meet romance writer Kylie Scott, find out if it's worth pitching to overseas publishers, and discover how to make an editor happy.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep112.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:35pm AEDT

Find out which authors took more than five years to write their books, why Judy Blume opened a book shop at age 78, and what really goes on in an author’s day. Plus: learn the meaning of "bucolic", meet Steve Lewis, co-author of "Secret City", and discover how to use Thunderclap for your next book launch. More advice on using unobtrusive speech tags and why being a good literary citizen will help you sell more books.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:57pm AEDT

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