Wall-E and Toy Story Screenwriter Reveals the Clues to a Great Story

Warning: this video contains strong language Last week we posted Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling, a list of 22 golden tips first tweeted by Pixar Story Artist Emma Coats.The article received a tremendous response and since then a number of people…

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The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013: Putting the Long in Longlist

The shortlist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for 2013 is due to be announced on the 9th of April. The longlist for the prize was announced quite some time ago – on the 12th…

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How to Write A Non-Fiction Book Proposal: A Q and A with Wiley Australia’s Senior Commissioning Editor

This post was written by Allison Tait and originally published at Life in Pink Fibro.  I’ve received a few emails lately from people who are writing non-fiction books and wondering what on earth to do…

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10 Great Young Adult Novels with Strong Female Characters

Sick of damsels in distress? Can’t bear another princess waiting for her prince charming? Here’s a list of young adult fiction books with strong female heroines who know how to look after themselves. 1. The Hunger…

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Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

Pixar’s Rules of Storytelling were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist. Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply…

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