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

Discover 4 huge novels that started in NaNoWriMo and tips from famous authors to help you finally write that book. Stop having a “romantic fantasy” about your life as a writer and find out how you could win a copy of “Pilot: a diary for writers”. Meet rural romance sensation Karly Lane, author of "Third Time Lucky". Also, learn about the Goodreads cataloguing app and let your inner-librarian loose, tips on building your author platform and much more.

This episode is brought to you by Creative Writing Stage 1 at the Australian Writers' Centre.

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Have you been mispronouncing words? Find out with a new book on pronunciation. What are the crossroads you'll face when publishing a novel? And what no one tells you about pages proofs and blurb requests. Discover how you could win a Surface Pro 4! Plus: meet Laura Greaves, author of “Incredible Dog Journeys”. Can you repurpose your old Twitter account for building your author platform, and much more!

This episode is brought to you by Advanced Fiction Writing Techniques at the Australian Writers' Centre.

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Discover great resources for children’s writers and seven ways to improve your dialogue. Bookworms rejoice: Kindle Unlimited launches in Australia. Learn how you could win a Surface Pro 4. And meet children’s author, Wendy Orr, who talks about how her book was turned into a Hollywood movie starring Jodie Foster. Also: book marketing trends to avoid and much more!

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

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10 tools you can use to jumpstart your NaNoWriMo novel and draw your own maps with cartography software for fantasy writers. Learn how to tame your emails! Astound your friends by casually dropping “syzygy” into conversations about the upcoming supermoon. Discover how you could with a Surface Pro 4! We talk to “Divergent” author Veronica Roth about her new book “Carve The Mark”. Plus, building your newsletter list and much more!

This episode is brought to you by 2 Hours to Scrivener Power at the Australian Writers' Centre.

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Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep133.mp3
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Amazon has changed its review policy and what you need to know. Should you review other authors’ books? Grammar mistakes to avoid, and how to be creative every day. Discover how you could win a Surface Pro 4! Plus, meet Duncan McNab, author of the true crime story of Roger Rogerson. Find out what lessons Natasha Lester has learned this year as a writer, and much more!

This episode is brought to you by Copywriting Essentials at the Australian Writers' Centre.

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Email us: podcast@writerscentre.com.au

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AllisonTait.com
ValerieKhoo.com

 

Direct download: SYWTBAW_Ep132.mp3
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