So You Want To Be A Writer with Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait: Australian Writers' Centre podcast

Australian Writers' Centre

Arts, Literature

Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait, both successful journalists and authors, bring you the latest in news, opportunities, trends – and gossip – in the world of writing blogging and publishing. Whether you love the creative inspiration of Elizabeth Gilbert, the life-hacking non-fiction of Tim Ferriss or the phenomena that is JK Rowling, you’ll find it here.


In this minisode: Do young adult books needs to be set in the present day in order to be marketable? What's the most efficient way of receiving international payments? Got a question for Val and Al? Ask at [email protected] Read the show notes. Email Valerie and Allison [email protected] WritersCentre.com.au |...

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Who gets to write a Star Wars book? Learn why author Paula Hawkins transitioned from writing romance books to thriller novels. Discover 6 unusual habits of creative people. Meet archaeologist turned author Brenna Hassett, learn what an author platform looks like and much more! Read the show notes. Email Valerie and Allison...

It’s the 50th anniversary of “The Outsiders”! You can rent Emily Dickinson’s room by the hour to pen your next masterpiece. Discover how to write a good synopsis and your chance to win a double pass to the film “Whiteley”. Do you know any “apple-knockers”? You’ll meet children’s picture book author Zanni Louise. Plus: tips on using your commute...

In this minisode: We chat to the incredibly prolific and talented Pamela Hart, author of "A Letter to Italy". Read the show notes. Email Valerie and Allison at [email protected] WritersCentre.com.au | AllisonTait.com | ValerieKhoo.com