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How to Be an Author

Written by Georgia Richter and Deborah Hunn

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This is an indispensable book for writers. Between its pages is everything you need to know about the business of being a writer, from people who live and breathe books. Keep this book by your side as you pursue your publishing dream.

Practical advice and top tips from Liz Byrski, Alan Carter, Nandi Chinna, Tim Coronel, Amanda Curtin, Daniel de Lorne, Deb Fitzpatrick, James Foley, Alecia Hancock, Stephen Kinnane, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Natasha Lester, Brigid Lowry, Caitlin Maling, Meg McKinlay, Claire Miller, Brendan Ritchie, Rachel Robertson, Holden Sheppard, Sasha Wasley, David Whish-Wilson and Anne-Louise Willoughby.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

'A must-read for anyone chasing the dream.' Happy Mag

'Whether you’re a published author or an enthusiastic novice, reading this book will feel like attending a world-class writing workshop at home.' Writing WA

'Even if you are not planning to put pen to paper soon, this book offers a fascinating insight to the publishing process, from what happens after a manuscript is acquired, to its journey to reader’s hands.' Pittwater Life

'The book is entertaining, well written, well designed and easy to navigate, and includes a great section on resources and a useful index.' Amanda Curtin

'From Nandi Chinna’s advice on how to tackle the dreaded writer’s block to Natasha Lester’s tips on how to gracefully accept rejection, this book provides both the expected and unexpected advice on questions many have pondered or never considered.' Underground Writers

'It’s full of valuable information for any would-be write …' The Starfish

Properties
ISBN 9781760990046 (Paperback)
Formats C Format (234 x 153mm) (Paperback)
Categories ebooks
Non Fiction
New Releases
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2021
Pages 280
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    Deborah Hunn

    Deborah Hunn is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry at Curtin University. Deborah completed a PhD at the University of Western Australia and has taught for three decades at universities in Western Australia and South Australia. Her award-winning work has been published in a range of anthologies, edited collections and journals, and includes short stories, creative non-fiction, academic essays on literature, film and television, and reviews. Read more

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    Georgia Richter

    Georgia Richter has an MA (Creative Writing) from the University of Western Australia and is an IPEd Accredited Editor. She has taught creative writing, professional writing and editing at the universities of Melbourne and Western Australia, as well as at Curtin University. Georgia joined Fremantle Press in 2008 as the fiction, narrative non-fiction and poetry publisher. Read more