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Anthony Hill

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Anthony Hill was born in Melbourne on 24 May, 1942. In a varied career he has been a newspaper and television reporter, political journalist, antique dealer, speech-writer for Australia's Governor-General, and now full-time author.

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Anthony Hill By always stopping the days' writing when I know what the next sentence will be. I'll write to the end of a section or a train of thought – and then I…moreBy always stopping the days' writing when I know what the next sentence will be. I'll write to the end of a section or a train of thought – and then I stop, knowing how to go on. The rest of the day is spent thinking about those next words, so that when I sit down the following morning the material is there in my mind. I never, NEVER write until I fall into the black hole of not knowing what comes next.(less)
Anthony Hill Being able to express myself in words and stories ... and hearing from readers that I have been able to touch their inner lives as well.
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