My top 10 posts about writing (as voted by you)

Posted on November 23, 2015

MY TOP 10 POSTS ABOUT WRITINGIt’s one of those slow news days. After spending four days in Sydney last week talking to nearly 1000 kids, thanks to a combination of school visits and the wonderful Sydney Writers’ Festival Children’s Author Roadshow, all my inspiration seems to be walking around the block with Procrasti-Pup.

So I’ve decided that a ‘list post’ is in order.

Without further ado, I bring you… my top ten posts about writing (as voted by you) in reverse order to maintain suspense…

10. Be passionate but be practical

9. 5 surprising writing tips from top Aussie authors

8. The one superpower all published writers have

7. The Business of Writing: How to find corporate work

6. 3 common mistakes new freelance writers make

5. Social Media for Writers #7: How to choose the best social media platform

4. An inconvenient truth about mothers and writing

3. How to get the words written: 10 top tips for writers

2. Six reasons you should start writing your novel NOW

And… (drum roll please) …

1. What to blog about: 5 top tips for new and aspiring authors


Readings Top 10 Middle Fiction Books 2015

BREAKING NEWS: I’m thrilled that ‘Prisoner Of The Black Hawk’, book #2 of The Mapmaker Chronicles series, has been named as one of the Top 10 Middle Fiction Books of 2015 by Readings. See the full list here

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  1. Helen K

    A good list to read through Allison (must keep focusing on NaNo though …) Just to let you know my son has ripped through Prisoner Of The Black Hawk at a very quick pace – I think we will need to go and get #3 very soon, to satisfy his curiosity about what happens next!

  2. Karen

    So many great posts and links, Allison – thanks for sharing so generously. Keeping your post to follow all the links properly after NaNoWriMo!

    • Allison Tait

      Thanks Karen! I’m still slogging away through NaNo very, very slowly…

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