A great write-up of a course I attended yesterday – Garth was incredibly generous with his time and advice!
Yesterday I had the great privilege of attending a workshop run by speculative fiction juggernaut author Garth Nix through the Australian Society of Authors. Garth Nix has been described as the James Bond of the speculative fiction author world. And for good reason. He’s smooth, he’s witty, he is internationally successful and, he knows his business in and out. Coupled with the fact that he rarely does workshops he truly has a reputation for being an international man of mystery. I jumped at the chance to go, because quite frankly I’d book in to see him read the yellow pages, it’s Garth Nix. However, the question lingers, is he reclusive because he can’t teach or simply because he is so incredibly busy writing, drinking expensive spirits and fighting crime. I can now confidently tell you that it is most certainly the latter.
Garth Nix did something very rare in…
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