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

Are you writing a hybrid book? Discover the people writing poetry as a service and the predictive text generator writing fan fiction. We dive into the huge self-publishing success of romance writers and share the meaning of ineluctable. Our writer in residence is author John Birmingham. Find out how a literary agency discovered a writer on social media, and much more.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep118.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:03pm AEST

A new documentary on the romance writing industry, scientists discover what causes writer’s block and seven ways to make yourself a better editor. Scrivener fans rejoice: Scrivener is now on iOS. Plus: discover what editors look for on an opening page, and meet Young Adult and Middle Grade author Nova Weetman. A parenting hack for writers with kids, six tips for getting more traffic on your author blog, and much more!

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

 

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep117.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am AEST

A book of tweets from writers who should be working on their novels and a history of wordprocessing. Discover some commonly misused words. We ask why do romance authors get a bad rap? Meet Kimberly McCreight, bestselling author of “The Outliers”. The app Cold Turkey Writer which will not quit until you’re done, like, literally will not quit. Find out if writer regression is a thing and why you need to be working on your NEXT book now.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

 

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep116.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am AEST

Five entrepreneurial tips for authors who want to up their game and an English teacher’s hip hop curriculum is encouraging appreciation of literature. Discover the art of video game writing and and some tips on querying agents and publishers. Wow your readers by using “predilection” and “propensity” correctly. Meet author and journalist Jennifer Hansen. Also: have fun with an automatic story generator, figure out which book you should write first, and when less is more on social media.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

WritersCentre.com.au
AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27am AEST

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