On writer’s block: Q&A with Sian Prior

On writer’s block: Q&A with Sian Prior

Sian Prior has been a writer and broadcaster for twenty-five years. A former ABC radio arts presenter and Age columnist and an award-winning short story writer, Sian recently published her first book, Shy: A Memoir (Text Publishing). The Sydney Morning Herald...
Show, don’t tell: useful advice?

Show, don’t tell: useful advice?

I’m someone who received a letter from an agent years ago which said ‘show, don’t tell.’ I tried to interpret this advice as best I could, so zealously in fact that I avoided any ‘telling’ from then on.