'The NZ Book Festival' Celebrates NZ, Writers, Authors & Books
5th November 2016 - Mt Eden RSA Memorial Hall, Auckland
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WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF WORDS  – Taking Your Writing to the Next Level

This newsletter offers handy websites and information on literary businesses who’ll be at the World of Words section at the NZ Book Festival.   For more information on our exhibitors please check out the exhibitor page on our website.  It is continually being updated.

Lang Book Publishing is a small independent New Zealand based publisher with different printing labels. We focus on the customer as the business model, and our focus is walking with you along the journey to publishing.  Your work can be published! Publication should not be a complicated process, and we want to make it simple for you.  We value literacy and literacy should not be a painful endeavour.


Lang Book Marketing

Our marketing company focuses on taking published authors and promoting them in specific marketing strategies by providing over 50 book reviews, audio books, movie manuscripts, and movie agent submissions.  You publish and we promote it.

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We’ll showcase more World or Words exhibitors in future newsletters including:

Fresh Words Daily - Aries Publishing - NZ Society of Authors - Bookprinting
Publishme - Hawkeye Proofreading - DIY Publishing - Big Words Books            Ingram Content - CopyPress
What’s On in Your Area?  Check out our What’s On page.  Have we missed an event you know about?  Contact Us so we can let other writers know.
Caught up on our latest blogs?  Find out what other writers think.  Like to submit a blog for consideration.  Contact Us
Denise Carnihan

Writing a book and having it published would probably have been the furthest idea in my mind and I never imagined it being something I would ever even think about tackling. But I literally stumbled into it; my true story is quite remarkable and I wanted to share it with the world. So, I just started writing.  It took me 4 years to complete the manuscript, as I treated it ... 
Andrene Low - My Dirty Little Secret

I admit it; I read chicklit, the porn of the literary world.  I try to gussy it up by calling it ' Women's Fiction', which technically it is being fiction for women, and all.  Unfortunately, people aren't fooled for a moment.  But in my defence, I actually enjoy reading books that don't stress me, that don't depress me, that don't make me sad.  The last thing I need ...
Here are four websites we've found interesting:

Cate Hogan discusses proofreading and editing tools
Writing with style and substance is essential to becoming a successful author or blogger, but perfecting the ability to proofread and edit your own work will save you time and money down the line.

Kathryn Burnett - Kickstart Writing Workshop (Winter)

Been thinking about writing that story but not sure where to start?  Maybe you're juggling a couple of ideas but can't decide which one to commit to.  This supportive writing workshop is a fun, time-efficient way to get that idea out of your head and onto the page. Come spend a sesignated writing day with e - and I will help you focus your idea, expand your story and start writing!

The Creative Hub
The Creative Hub provides a variety of writing courses, taught by some of New Zealand’s leading writers. With water views of Auckland's beautiful Viaduct Basin, we offer a stunning location in which to learn new skills and have fun. 

NZ Writers College - Short Story Competition
The annual NZ Writers College Short Story Competition is held to acknowledge excellence in creative writing in the Short Story form.  The contest is open to any emerging writer residing in New Zealand and Australia and who has had fewer than four stories/articles published in any format (print or digital).


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Want to sell your book (well let’s be honest, your blood, sweat and tears) directly to readers at the NZ Book Festival?  Places still available in various genres. 

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