Ep 407 Meet Lynette Noni, author of ‘The Prison Healer’.

In Episode 407 of So You Want To Be A Writer: Meet Lynette Noni, author of The Prison Healer. And check out these indie author success stories. Plus, we have 3 copies of Reading like an Australian writer edited by Belinda Castles to giveaway.

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Show Notes

Indie author success stories to inspire you

Writer in Residence

Lynette Noni

Lynette Noni is currently Australia’s #1 YA fiction author. After studying journalism, academic writing and human behaviour at university, she finally ventured into the world of fiction. She is now a full-time writer and the bestselling author of the six-book young adult fantasy series, The Medoran Chronicles, as well as a second bestselling and award-winning series called Whisper.

Lynette won the 2019 ABIA Award for Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year, along with the 2019 Gold Inky Award (Australia’s only teen choice book award). She is currently collaborating on a project with #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas.

The first book in Lynette’s newest series, The Prison Healer, released globally in April 2021, with the sequel coming in October.

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