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

Vanity book awards and why you should think twice before buying one. Mistakes made by newbie authors and things you can learn from Man Booker Prize shortlisted authors. Win a pack of books to regift for Christmas (or keep all to yourself). Meet songwriter and novelist Holly Throsby. Plus: the Get Pocket app which makes saving things for later a whole lot easier, and much more!

This episode is brought to you by Travel Writing at the Australian Writers' Centre.

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep131.mp3
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Discover famous writers who had totally unrelated day jobs. Get yourself ready for NaNoWriMo success, and how to say “YES” to your writing career. Valerie digs up the origins of the word “dinosaur”. Meet actor, children’s book writer and illustrator Richard Roxburgh, and much more!

This episode is brought to you by Writing Books for Children and Young Adults at the Australian Writers' Centre.

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am AEST

Discover celebrities reading audiobooks, why you should write a “zero draft”, and how to sell 100 million copies of your book. Find out how Australian crime writer Candice Fox ended up co-writing with James Patterson. Meet Giuseppe Poli, IT guy by day, children’s book illustrator by night. Plus, how to recover after receiving some bad feedback, and much more.

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am AEST

Discover if you can turn your short story into a novel and how to write when life is nuts. Tips for setting yourself up as a full-time writer. Your chance to win a graphic novel pack. Meet Katherine Johnson, author of “The Better Son”. Learn the number one tip for building your author platform, and much more.

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:21pm AEST

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