To those who have not bought a book this year, these gems may be wasted - if you do not read, you probably cannot write (Nietzsche be damned).
For everyone else who desires the literary life, take a pinch of wisdom from Aunt Jane: be patient, get on with it, think of your readers, and take inspiration from your life. Oh, and read a book every now and then. I recommend an English author by the name of Austen.
- Adult Nonfiction
- Children's Fiction
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Jane Austen's Top Writing Tips
I've a piece in today's Sydney Morning Herald, 'Reality she wrote: Austen's top tips'. I'm briefly discussing what I've learned from the marvellous Jane Austen. A taster: