Markus Zusak, author of the excellent and award-winning The Book Thief, is interviewed in the Guardian. It’s an interview of particular interest to new writers; such as the best advice he received:
Probably that getting published was going to be very hard, and that it would take a lot of work, a lot of rejection and a lot of repeated attempts. That way you go in knowing what it will take, and there’s more chance that you’ll appreciate it if you’re one of the lucky ones.
He also spends five hours each morning writing! Read on …
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