Karen Herbert: Mount Stupid Again

Karen Herbert: Mount Stupid Again

Please welcome Karen Herbert to the attic this week. Karen and I have crossed paths a few times over the years, as fellow members of the WASO chorus and as hockey mums, so I'm thrilled to have her in the attic as a début novelist. Her crime thriller, The...

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Querying Agents and Publishers

Querying Agents and Publishers

I've made another video and in this one I talk about querying agents and/or publishers. I include a few pointers on what you need before pitching, whether to try for an agent or publisher first, how to research which agent or publisher might be a good fit...

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Writing About Hard Stuff

Writing About Hard Stuff

One of the most common questions I get asked by other writers is how to write about things that are hard to write about. Topics like past trauma or difficult family relationships or things about which we're embarrassed. In this video, I talk about how I...

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Polly Phillips: Writing As Therapy

Polly Phillips: Writing As Therapy

I'm so excited to introduce this week's writer in the attic, début author, Polly Phillips, as we recently spent a balmy Perth evening together, along with another couple of Perth authors, talking writing and books and life. Polly’s post today continues those...

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