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Take a Hike! A Writing Tool. Really.

by Chris Mandeville Any hikers out there in writer-land? Or writers who love to go for walks? Well, hiking-slash-walking isn’t just for pleasure-slash-exercise. It can actually be a valuable writing tool. Just ask Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of more than 142 published works, most of which were written while hiking. Yes, while. He regularly plots, plans,

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The Writer’s Conference: a drink from the fire hose

by Chris Mandeville I just returned home after spending a jam-packed three days at a writer’s conference. This was the 25th or so such event I’ve attended as a writer, and as I sit here totally exhausted I’m pondering why I continue to attend these conferences despite the cost in time and energy as well as dollars. The answer is

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An Interview with Aussie Author Tony Wilson

by Malcolm Neil Tony Wilson is having quite a year. Recent highlights include a CBCA shortlisted children’s picture book; the launch of his speech aggregation site Speakola; producing and directing his first film, the documentary The Galahs; and the upcoming children’s series with Harper Collins featuring noted Aussie rules football brothers, the Selwoods. In between his prodigious output, Tony squeezes in features for print

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Kobo In Conversation on Zoomer Radio: Episode 3

We’re very pleased to be partnered with Zoomer Radio to present a weekly Kobo In Conversation! In our third installment we have an interview with Canadian poet and novelist, Steven Price. His critically acclaimed new book By Gaslight is a must read and in our depth interview Steven talks about his writing life and what inspired him to write this story.

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