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by more…Michael Mohammed Ahmad , Kerry-Lee Hickey , Pheobe Tay , Alice Pung , Edwina Shaw , Adolfo Aranjuez , Laurie Steed , Melissa Fagan (Goodreads Author) , Elizabeth Redman , Chris Summers , Zane Pinner (Goodreads Author) , Gabe McGrath , Duncan Richardson (Goodreads Author) , Michelle Renee Heeter (Goodreads Author) , Sarah Stanton , Andrea Hoff , Penni Russon (Goodreads Author) , Khairani Barokka (Goodreads Author) , Michelle Li , John Birmingham (Goodreads Author) , Alex Adsett , Holly Hutchinson , Conner Tomas O'Brien , Zoe Dattner , Eiley Ormsby , Claire Low , Sanjay Fernandes , Nikki McWatters (Goodreads Author) , Lefa Singleton Norton (Goodreads Author) , Stephanie Guest , Anna Heyward …less , , , , , , ,
Writing doesn’t just happen – it needs nurturing, stimulation and space to grow. The Emerging Writer is an insider’s guide to the craft, philosophy and politics of being a writer. Whether you’re facing your first blank page or negotiating a publishing contract, this book is full of indispensable advice for any emerging writer hoping to turn their seedling of an idea into a ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published May 2013 by Emerging Writers' Festival
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This was an excellent book not just for those that have only ever dreamt of being a writer but also for those who have not been writing long. I found John Birmingham's piece on how to get ahead as a freelance writer really helpful and Nikki McWatter's advice for those writing a memoir (me) is an interesting look at the subject. Gabe McGrath tackles the subject of writing ads which is something I've toyed with. My other favourite pieces were by Adolfo Aranjez, discussing writing competitions (God ...more