'Dear Writer Revisited is warm and nudging, firm and affirming.' Angela Meyer, Literary Minded

‘I first read Dear Writer as a nervy, secretive scribbler-in-journals 20 years ago. How comforted I was by the letters of Virginia O’Day - her kindly, lively voice, her practicality. Neither patronising nor falsely encouraging, Virginia seemed the ideal writing companion – here was someone who could explain things that others seemed only to hint at. Reading this revised version I’m struck again by its practical generosity on technical matters - but am also inspired by the deeper, more complex conversations I think I missed in those early readings: about courage, about the urgency and mystery and self-discovery of the writing process. Dear Writer Revisited  may masquerade – convincingly – as a book for beginners, but its lessons are mature and wise.’ CHARLOTTE WOOD,The Writer’s Room Interviews

This book about writing and the imagination is essential reading for any writer, emerging or experienced. Re-released with new material and updated advice for the 21st century writer. Contains advice for writers, inspirational quotes from numerous authors as well as writing exercises.

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    Language: English / Published: 05 September 2013


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    Spineless Wonders

    Spineless Wonders is devoted to short, quality fiction produced by Australian writers. We’re interested in brief fiction in all its forms – short story, novella, sudden fiction and prose poems. We publish all kinds of stories – contemporary realist, black comedy, steam punk, historical, literary, romance, psychological, mystery, crime, futurist, speculative and genres yet to be labelled.


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