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Tales of writing, interviews & guest posts

28 Feb 2017

In the emotional chaos that followed the last election, I wrote a little piece about how important words can be and how we need to take more responsibility for them ('our...

7 Dec 2016

There have been several incidents in the last few months that have got me thinking about the importance of words. And the responsibility we all have - in business and our...

15 Nov 2016

I've known Australian writer Kerri Sackville for many years now, albeit in a virtual way. I enjoyed her writing way back when she was a blogger turned author, and have con...

27 Jul 2016

What's that? You've finished writing your book?! Holy shit, great work! 

You've just accomplished what most people in the world aspire to do 'one day', but never actually...

20 Jul 2016

We recently discussed all things editing with a professional editor. 

Next I wanted to get a writer's view on the revision process. Not just any old writer, mind you,...

20 Jul 2016

Literary agents are often thought of as the gatekeepers of the publishing industry. So where better to learn about the keys that open the gate? 

With many intern roles avai...

4 Jul 2016

First up in our self-titled Editing Month - which we are totally going to make a thing [UPDATE: a year later and it's still not] - is freelance editor Abigail Nathan of Bo...

27 Jun 2016

We've all been there.

Staring at the screen in disgust. Unable to contain our frustration at the stupidity before us. But unable to look away, thanks to a sadistic need t...

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