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Australian Writers' Centre Podcast

Valerie Khoo

Arts, Literature, Business, Careers, Education, Higher Education

Our podcast has moved! Yes, the Australian Writers’ Centre has a new podcast. That's right: it's called "So you want to be a writer" (search this on iTunes) and it's hosted by Centre founder Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait. Each episode, 'Vallison' chat about the latest news, views and trends in the wide wide world of writing, publishing and blogging. They also sit down with bestselling and acclaimed authors to discuss their books and the writing process. Our archive of the old podcast is still here and then jump across and subscribe to the new one! You can find out more about Australian Writers' Centre at writerscentre.com.au

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