Where’s Your Favourite Place to Write?
Authors from the 2015 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist share their tips: Tips for getting started writing each day: Ross Coulthart, Charles Bean (Harper Collins Publishers, shortlisted for the Australian History award): Before you go to bed each night, read through the next bit of writing that has you stumped. I find my subconscious works […]
Tips For Writing Children’s Books
DON’T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS FOR THE CHILDREN’S AND YA CREATORS FESTIVAL. ALAA Agents share their top tips for writing children’s books. Brian Cook, The Authors’ Agent: Read Australian books as widely as possible. You are most likely to get a publishing opportunity in your home market first so read, read and read some […]
Ten Writing Tips from Henry Miller
Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start no more new books, add no more new material to Black Spring. (Apparently he’s giving himself this advice.) Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand. Work according to the program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed […]