SATURDAY 17, NOVEMBER

MT EDEN WAR MEMORIAL HALL

Colour Coded Genre – Exhibitor Listing

Find your favourite author using the exhibitor listing below. Find your favourite genre using the listing below. Each stand will have a balloon attached which reflects at least one of the genres they write. Gold balloons are publishing professionals offering free...

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Exhibitor Stand Layout

Here's the stand layout for the main hall and entrance foyer. Print this handy map out and bring it with you. You'll be welcomed into the venue and offered a genre card. The coloured balloons you'll see reflect different genres. There are cross overs however. For...

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Beat the Proofie – October

How's your proof reading skills?  Are you better than a proofie? How's our second competition to prove yourself and be in to win. Here's the next instalment of Beat the Proofie competition for you. Congratulations Judy Tindall (Jude Thomas) of Silvereye Press who won...

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FAQ – NZ Book Festival Exhibitors

Exhibitors getting prepared for this years NZ Book Festival. The team is here to help before you arrive at the venue, and on the day. Email us with your queries if we haven't covered your questions below. We're want the day to be a success for you and our visitors....

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Previous NZBF Newsletters

Here's another way we can keep connected. We've been busy loading up all our NZBF writers newsletters from 2015. As new ones go out we'll add them to this post. No longer do you have to hunt through old emails for fantastic bits of advice. Chat soon. 2018 -...

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Traditional Vs Indie

The story of how I went from the former to the latter – and what I learned on the way. The majority hope for the former, with indie being treated like a second cousin at best. Certainly that was my take on being published and I remember well when on checking my phone...

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How do you approach your writing?

By Robyn P Murray © 2018 Every writer has his/her own habit of tackling that piece of writing which must meet a deadline whether it is required by an Agent/Publisher or your own goal. Everyone tackles it differently. Creative writing courses urge you to put down 500...

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Beat the Proofie – April

Lel Scott, proofreader/editor of PublishMe For more information on PublishMe get in touch with Giles Scott who will answer any questions you may have. Right now, though, we'd like to introduce a fun competition for you to take part in. It's in four sections, each of...

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Review: The Little Mouse’s Tail – Ardi Alemi

A Little Mouse's Tail This striking picture book seems to be a labour of love involving a lot of people, with Ardi Alemi, and Charlotte and Russell Wanhill mentioned on the cover. There is also the large number of backers who raised over $13,000 on Kickstarter to get...

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Review: Hugo’s Gift – Suzanne Singleton

A curse spanning generations and continents Hugo’s Gift opens in Wellington in 1926 with Hugo Kane, an adoring husband, giving his wife, Isabel, a magnificent birthday gift – a brand new Rolls Royce Silver Ghost. In the process of learning to handle the car, Isabel...

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