SATURDAY 17, NOVEMBER

MT EDEN WAR MEMORIAL HALL

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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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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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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Review: Kiwi on the Camino – Vivianne Flintoff

A Walk that Changed My Life A pilgrimage for mind and soul Having lived a fairly hectic life well into her late 50s, Flintoff had become both physically and emotionally jaded. She and her husband, Bruce, decided to take extended leave and travel to Europe to walk the...

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Review: Look Away, Dixieland – M J Burr

From judicial murder to fanatical terrorism. From the opening pages of Look Away, Dixieland, with a rigged court martial and judicial murder in America’s war torn southern states in 1865, to the book’s fast-paced final chapters in 2009-10, Michael Burr takes his...

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VICKY ADIN – Growing the NZ Book Festival

Four years ago, a friend of mine who lives in Devonport, became despondent and then angry about the fact that she couldn't sell her beautifully illustrated New Zealand children's storybooks in the usual bookshops. She decided to do something about it and dreamed up...

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I BELIEVE IN BOOK FAIRIES

We hide books around the WORLD, every day, for people to find, read, and then leave for the next person. The best thing is that YOU can get involved to be a book fairy and share your books, too! Head to our book fairy goodies page to get started. Share your books with...

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JANE AUSTEN HAD IT EASY…

JANE AUSTEN HAD IT EASY... Don't get me wrong, writing books is hard, even harder in longhand, but Jane never had to deal with posting on Twitter, Pinterest, Goodreads and Instagram. I also doubt the local postman rocked up on her doorstep every couple of weeks and...

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NZ Book Festival writer’s competition

Writing a book? New writing competition for NZ authors The NZ Book Festival has launched a new writing competition for NZ authors who are writing a book and wish to publish it independently. Click here for details. Congratulations to our 2018 shortlisted writers. (In...

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