Tag Archives: advice to authors

What makes a bestseller

Jonny Geller well-known Literary Agent explains how he knows what books to pick – very useful for those of us conceiving novels. Jonny Geller Ted talk Advertisements

Pre 1666 London historical animation

Thanks to the Historical Novel Society Australasia for putting me on to this 2013 animation. I would not have come across it without you. You deserve a plug for your first conference this March 20-22 in Sydney: http://hnsa.org.au/?page_id=584 The link below will take you to the page with the animation from http://www.openculture.com – I must […]

Finding your writing voice – Novel writing course

This week our Writing a Novel  tutor James Bradley talked about creating a strong authorial voice. Firstly he covered ways to inspire your voice. Both I and another student noticed there was a connection here with Margo Lanagan’s previous session where she looks at her scrapbook of images before writing each time. This helps ensure […]