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The Advantages of Letting Your Work Marinate: and How to Assess Better Books Before You Buy

Every first draft is s*t said Hemingway. Donna Tartt, speaking about her Pulitzer prize winning The Goldfinch believed that the years it was in the making added to the layers and complexity. While The Goldfinch was not one of my … Continue reading

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Writing Tips

First—some disclaimers. I am not Lee Child, James Patterson or Michael Connelly. This may be a relief for some of you (though I would argue that two of the three are very good writers and the other was until he … Continue reading

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Love Stories Australian Style

I went to a book launch last night, held at The Avenue Bookshop in Albert Park. The book to be launched was Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy, a collection of 29 short stories selected from 445 entrants. I’ve … Continue reading

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