Episode 8 of ‘So you want to be a writer’ now online!


So you want to be a writer is a weekly podcast from Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait. Valerie is an author, journalist and national director of the Australian Writers’ Centre. Allison Tait is an Australian freelance writer, blogger and author, with more than 20 years’ professional writing experience. She is also a presenter at the Australian Writers’ Centre.

Each week, they explore the world of writing, publishing and blogging to bring you news and opportunities, advice on how to succeed in the world of writing, interviews with top writers, and much more.

In Episode 8 of So you want to be a writer Valerie & Allison talk about what Puberty Blues got wrong, why journalists should use twitter when fired, award shortlists, The Guardian’s Self-Published Book of the Month Competition, Bob Carr’s diva demands, the ideal length of everything online, plotting vs. pantsing, plus our Writer in Residence this week is Scripted.com!

To find out more and listen in, head to our podcast page.