In Episode 131 of So you want to be a writer: 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!
There’s a lot more to Iceland than … ice. Gina’s recent adventure in this country meant travelling all over the island.
In this episode, Valerie asks Gina how she prepared for Iceland, what she
WRITER Ep 130 How to say “Yes” to your writing career. And meet actor, children’s book writer and illustrator Richard Roxburgh.
In Episode 130 of So you want to be a writer: 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 more!
Every week I co-host the podcast So you want to be a writer
Gina recently travelled to Colombia and captured some epic images.
In this episode, Valerie grills Gina on her adventures with the customs officers, getting food poisoning, mammoth blisters, along
WRITER Ep 129 How did Candice Fox co-write with James Patterson? Meet Giuseppe Poli, IT guy by day, children’s book illustrator by night.
In Episode 129 of So you want to be a writer: 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.
WRITER Ep 128 Can your short story turn into a novel? And meet Katherine Johnson, author of “The Better Son”.
In Episode 128 of So you want to be a writer: 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.
We’re all celebrating right now at the Australian Writers’ Centre because we’ve finally launched our new-look website. If you haven’t had a peek, check it out. We hope it makes your journey with us easier to navigate so that you can achieve your goals faster. Believe it or not, a website like this takes months of behind-the-scenes work, liaising with web developers, graphic designers and writers.
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