Hearts Talk October Issue Out Now

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby

Jodie Morphet talks to Robyn Grady winner of the Short Story Category for The Fearless Maverick.

Contest Date Reminder

A handy tear-off to remind you of entry dates for the 2013 season contests.

And Leisl Leighton has tips for entering this year’s Emerald Award.

E-books for Newbies

Maree Anderson writes about everything you wanted to know about editing an e-book but were afraid to ask.

Being Published – a Newbie’s Journey

Jenny Schwartz (Courting Trouble), Kylie Scott (Flesh), Eleni Konstantine (Enchanted Realms), Carla Caruso (City Glitter), Jenn K McLeod (A House for All Seasons), Imelda Evans (Rules Are For Breaking), Cate Ellink (A Real Online Fantasy), Bec McMaster (Kiss of Steel) and Rhyll Biest (Dangerous Places) – talk about their soon to be published experience.

Riding the Waves

An early peak at 2013’s conference and a call for workshop submissions, as well as information on the Elizabeth Jolley Conference.

Jargon ho

An invaluable list of industry and writer’s jargon from 5DI to VPA.

A Writer’s Life

Sarah Mayberry talks about the secrets to managing your own red pen edit.

Dear Joan

In this edition Dear Joan talks about organising your own blog tour and what to do with characters who just won’t behave.

The Writer’s Journey

Rhyll Valis talks to Vikiann Slattery about organic writing and falling in love.

And our regular features:

  • From Nikki’s desk
  • Market Watch – with information on new lines and submission requests
  • Member News with Bronwyn Stuart
  • In-person events with Doreen Sullivan
  • New Releases

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