Friday Fry-Up

INDUSTRY NEWS The Australia Council is looking for a new CEO GETTING PUBLISHED Charlie Jane Anders has a great post about How to Write For Money without Selling Out over on i09 Sophie Masson on Writing an Outline for Writer’s Unboxed. WRITING ADVICE Alan Baxter on The Importance of Research Publishing Perspectives has some useful … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

INDUSTRY NEWS Harlequin has teamed with Cosmopolitan magazine produce the Red Hot Reads joint ebook venture GETTING PUBLISHED Virginia Lloyd on What Australian Publishers Want Deanna Uroske looks at Six Essential Issues in Any Ebook Contract Negotiation UNDERSTANDING THE INDUSTRY Christopher Currie blogs about what it’s like a year after your novel has been published Forbes … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

OPPORTUNITIES The Emerging Writers Festival is offering a 6 month Digital Mentorship for aspiring bloggers and digital content creators. Applications close 16 December HarperCollins has launched an electronic imprint dedicated to young adult short stories and novellas EDITOR AND AGENT INTERVIEWS Publishing Perspectives has an interview with YA Publisher Dan Weiss about Publishing for Gen Y and … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

OPPORTUNITIES Writers Victoria is taking applicants for the Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship, which will award $10,000 to an Australian writer to support the writing and research of a new biography. Details are available on their website SA Writer’s Centre are looking for a writer in residence for early 2013 WRITING ADVICE Brain Pickings has some … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

PUBLISHING ADVICE SF author Charlie Stross outlines some of the misconceptions that are common among new writers. Dear Author explores The Evolution of a Series. Carrie Vaughn on Micropayments as a Much-Needed Pat On the Back (via Genreality) YA Highway on managing relationships with Non-Writing Spouses WRITING ADVICE 8 Urban Myths to Squelch During Author Critique Sessions Booklifenow.com on … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

The AWM team is off to GenreCon this weekend – if you’re a genre writer in the Sydney area, come check us out. For everyone else, here’s a handful of tasty writing and publishing links to get you through the weekend: OPPORTUNITIES The program for Melbourne’s NonfictionNow conference will be running November 21 – 24. … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

OPPORTUNITIES The Poetica Christi Press 2012 Poetry Competition is open to entries until October 31st. The theme for the competition is Exploring the Depths and first prize is $300 WRITING ADVICE Ivan Ewert on Writing Horror (When You Didn’t Think You Could) at Booklifenow.com Gabriela Pereira has 3 Steps for Using Writing Prompts to Write Better … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

We’re testing out a new approach to the fry-up this week, separating the weeks links into categories to make it a little easier to navigate and find the information that’s most relevant to you. Let us know what you think and, as always, let us know about any links we’ve missed in the comments. OPPORTUNITIES The Text … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

We’re playing it fast and loose with the Fry Up this week, on account of the AWM team heading off to join our friends at it:Book Australia at BookCamp. The EWF blog has a brilliant post on the pay-rates of many Australian fiction and non-fiction markets that deal with emerging writers. A great resources and … Continue reading »