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.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Jennifer Niven's inspirational top writing tips
Let yourself cry: Jennifer Niven's inspirational top writing tips
The author of All The Bright Places put together this powerful writing advice with her mum, who always wrote even in the saddest times, to offer inspiration for every occasion and so here presents… A Niven guide to writing
I was lucky enough to grow up with a writer mom, who taught me that I could be or do anything I wanted to be or do, and for as long as I can remember I’ve always wanted to be a writer. This was in spite of the fact that I saw first hand how hard it could be. Even during the toughest, saddest times of her life, my mother wrote. In so many ways, she was my hero. Over the years, Mom and I created a stable of writing advice, inspiration for every occasion, and so I present: