A Day in the Life of a Literary Agent, with Jacinta di Mase
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A Day in the Life of a Literary Agent, with Jacinta di Mase

Find out what it’s like to spend a day in the shoes of ALAA literary agent, Jacinta di Mase. This is an extended version of Jacinta’s Day in the Life piece published in the Industry issue of ACTWrite magazine in October. In an agency that represents 65 creators across literary and commercial fiction, non-fiction, YA, series fiction and books … Continue reading

Not another lit mag…
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Not another lit mag…

Words by Helen Scheuerer, Founding Editor of Writer’s Edit Today, the online space is brimming with literary magazines, writers’ advice sites and author blogs. We’re spoilt, or even, overwhelmed with choice. So, at a time of over-population in the market, why start a new lit mag? Why add another to your TBR list? Why read … Continue reading

Love at first conference: A review of the Romance Writers of Australia Conference
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Love at first conference: A review of the Romance Writers of Australia Conference

 Words by ACTWC Blogger in Residence, Bec Fleming. I have a confession to make. I am guilty of underestimating the romance genre. I suspect I am not the only one. In my youth, I believed the stereotypes about romance. I believed romance writing was formulaic, with weak female protagonists being rescued by strong male leads. … Continue reading