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Allison Tait
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I'm an Australian author of fantastic adventure stories for kids.
I'm an Australian author of fantastic adventure stories for kids.

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Did you catch my May newsletter? Some straight talking about writing + 100+ great books for kids!
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I've got some news, reviews and interviews (with some of Australia's best children's authors) to share today! I'm looking forward to speaking at +NSW Writers' Centre Kids & YA Festival on 30 June - all details in the post! Hope to see you there!
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This comprehensive interview covers everything from finding your writing voice, to dealing with rejection, to writing while parenting, to making time to write, and more. Grab yourself a cup of tea!
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Do you know a young writer? Show them these fabulous tips from bestselling Australian author Jacqueline Harvey (hint: also great for not-so-young writers who are starting out!). https://allisontait.com/2018/02/writing-for-kids-10-top-writing-tips-by-bestselling-author-jacqueline-harvey/
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If it's been a while since you caught up with the So You Want To Be A Writer #podcast, you're in for a treat!

This week, +Valerie Khoo and I talk about how to take a spark and turn it into a story idea with legs!

Plus, I discuss building contemporary worlds with bestselling author Sally Hepworth.

Don't miss it! https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/so-you-want-to-be-writer-valerie-khoo-allison-tait/id836440322?mt=2
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Need a little writerly gift this Christmas (is the answer ever no?)? In my December newsletter, I've got 5 amazing writerly gifts, plus 100+ books for kids of all ages for Christmas PLUS a cover reveal. I mean, really. http://mailchi.mp/d698ab091021/give-yourself-a-writerly-gift-this-christmas-cover-reveal-100-books-for-kids
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GIVEAWAY: THREE signed posters of THE BOOK OF SECRETS (ATEBAN CIPHER #1) to WIN! Closes 13 November, 2017 - all details in link. http://allisontait.com/2017/10/win-signed-poster-the-book-of-secrets-ateban-cipher-1/
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Did YOU see this month's newsletter? So much writerly goodness... and news! Check it out here: http://mailchi.mp/850183aa15b3/a-huge-thank-you-writing-tips-for-kids-see-you-in-singapore
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Want to write all the things but have no time? These are my 5 secrets of being creative when you have NO time. http://meetmeatmikes.com/the-5-secrets-of-being-creative-when-you-have-no-time/
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Wondering what goes on at a book launch, or how to host your own? I've got some insights and some tips on my blog today. http://allisontait.com/2017/09/how-to-host-a-book-launch/
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