02 Nov 5 Ways to Spice Up Your Stories

When my first book, Last Seen in Lhasa, was published I had a publicity schedule as long as my arm. The first 60-min interview was with the ABC radio host, gravelly-voiced Richard Fidler. The first thing Richard advised: “use word pictures”. It’s advice I’ve never forgotten…...

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14 Nov Dealing with rejection

No-one likes rejection. But every writer faces it. Martin Green from Pantera Press recently wrote, ‘Virtually every best-selling author was rejected by every publisher they contacted except the one where they found their eventual home.’ I thought those words were worth repeating. Except in the rare...

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