Bateman New Zealand Writer's Handbook

An indispensable guide to getting published

By Tina Shaw

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This comprehensive guide to writing by writer and editor Tina Shaw should be in every Kiwi writer's toolkit. First published in 1990, this is its sixth edition and it has been fully updated, including new chapters on the basics of digital publishing and writing fiction. And, of course, it includes the all-important directories of New Zealand newspapers, magazines and publishers.

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210 x 137 mm, 208 pages, paperback



Tina Shaw

Tina Shaw is a fiction writer (novels and short stories), book reviewer, editor, manuscript assessor and tutor of creative writing. While many of her novels are aimed at adults, she has also written fiction for children and has edited a number of significant collections of New Zealand writing. Her stories have appeared in magazines and teenage anthologies, and have been broadcast on radio. Tina has received many awards including the Buddle Finlay Sargeson Fellowship in 1999, the Creative New Zealand Berlin Writers Residency in 2001 and Writer in Residence at the University of Waikato in 2005. Her website is