Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
US word of the year 2013 is 'because'
"'Because' has been voted the word of the year by the American Dialect
Society after the humble conjunction 'exploded with new grammatical
possibilities' in 2013."
Writing is Thinking
Writing in A List
Apart, Sally Kerrigan beautifully articulates why "writing
is not some mystic art. It’s a practical skill..." And as with any
skill worth developing, practice!
Winning Edits Classic
What Powerful Behaviors Do the Most Successful
Todd Henry is one of the most disciplined authors I know. He runs his
multifaceted author business largely by himself, and still finds time to
write amazing books. In this interview, Todd describes what behaviors
he and other prolific authors share.