This is the insider information on what works, the writing tropes that just get in the way, and those that helped create compelling work. It’s all the advice published writers wish they’d had.
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Writing Insider – Elizabeth (Liz) Tynan
Liz discusses her professional writing career and how her love of research and untold stories led her to write popular history. Starting out Why did you start writing? I undertook…Read more
Writing Insider – Haylee Hackenberg
Haylee discusses her pathway to being a writer and what inspired her to write a children’s picture book. Starting out Why did you start writing? That’s a somewhat tricky question…Read more
Writing Insider – Catherine McCullagh
Catherine discusses what led her to become a writer of historical fiction and how she researches and develops her work for publication. Starting out Why did you start writing? I…Read more
Writing Insider – Ruth Morgan
Ruth Morgan discusses writing the stories that allow her no peace and how to qualify trusted readers. Starting out Why did you start writing? I’ve wanted to write for as…Read more
Writing Insider – Tanya Heaslip
Tanya Heaslip discusses how her life has shaped her writing and equipped her for rejection. Starting out Why did you start writing? I have written since I was a little…Read more
Writing Insider – Kate Murdoch
Kate Murdoch discusses how her writing group helped her develop The Orange Grove. Developing the work What helped you along the way? There are many things that have helped, but…Read more
Writing Insider – Sarah Bacaller
Sarah Bacaller talks about how she started out as a writer and what led her to publish her first book. Starting out Why did you start writing? Was it a general…Read more