DIY writers: the rise of the e-book

By Rebecca Macfie, Felicity Price In Technology

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27th October, 2012
Wellington writer Anne Else, well-known as an author of feminist social commentary, had long wanted to write creative non-fiction. In 2009, while focused on caring for her ill husband, poet and anthologist Harvey McQueen, she decided it was time to start. She enrolled at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters’ creative non-fiction course, and produced a chapter of the book she wanted to write – a food memoir. She won the course prize, and continued working on the book until McQueen died on Christmas Day 2010. “It was six months before I could write any more,” ...

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