Writing Race Recap: PM NEWTON

At last week’s writing race, we were joined by one of my favourite authors, PM Newton. As an undoubted fan of the crime-fiction genre, I relished the opportunity to hear PM Newton’s advice on the art of writing, as well as the story behind her award-winning novels, The Old School and Beams Falling. She didn’t … Continue reading »

AWM is Being Updated This Morning: Possible Disruptions 10:00 – 11:00

Our development team will be deploying a series of updates to the Australian Writers Marketplace between 10:00-11:00 AM Brisbane Time today (11:00 – 12:00 Daylight Savings Time). While these updates aren’t expected to interrupt any key site functions, users may experience slower than usual access or temporary disruptions while AWM is undergoing maintenance.  

Writers Toolkit: Writing Every Day

Sure, we’ve all heard it by now: if you want to be a writer, you’ve gotta get into the habit of writing every day. After all, Stephen King built his career on writing 2,000 words every day, according to his memoir, On Writing. NaNoWriMo extols the productive virtues of doing 1,666 words a day, on … Continue reading »