So You Want to Write a Novel

Possibly everyone in the world has seen this clip already but it’s so full of home truths about writing that I couldn’t resist it. To write well you have to read widely. Good writing takes time, thought, skill and energy. But I don’t think ‘now’ is a terrible or impossible time to be published. The publishing world is changing but there is always a place for new voices and good quality writing.

Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults.

“Every adult was once a child and the child inside them never disappears.”

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