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Dear Writer jacket 1996

 

 

Dear Writer was first published by McPhee Gribble in 1988 and later in the UK by Virago. The extracts below are from the revised and expanded edition published in Australia in 1996 as aVintage paperback (ISBN 0-09-183397-3).

Author's Preface to the New Edition

Letter One: So You Wanted to be Agatha Christie
The importance of writing about about things you know

Letter Two: 'A' for Alive; 'D' for Dead
The use of Adverbs and Adjectives

Letter Three: Top and Tail
Looking at Beginnings and Endings

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