Ep 365 Meet Sue Brierley, author of ‘Lioness’.

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In Episode 365 of So You Want To Be A Writer: Meet Sue Brierley, author of Lioness. Discover how long it takes to write a first draft and 6 mistakes to avoid when writing a guest blog post. Plus, we have 3 copies of The Charleston Scandal by Pamela Hart – our amazing AWC presenter and director of creative writing – to give away.

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Show Notes

6 mistakes fiction authors should avoid when writing guest blog posts

How long does it take to write a first draft?

How to guest post successfully: 6 tips for authors

Writer in Residence

Sue Brierley

Sue Brierley grew up poor on the northwest coast of Tasmania, the daughter of a violent father and traumatised mother. One bitterly cold winter's night she had a vision of a small child with brown skin coming towards her, gazing at her with love and happiness. Sue took it as a sign that one day this child would change her life. 

Many years later, Sue's adopted son Saroo Brierley made international headlines when he located his long-lost biological family using Google Earth. His memoir was adapted into a blockbuster movie. 

In Lioness, Sue explores everything that happened in between. 

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