When writers need advice, they turn to editors, and Nicholas Hudson is a formidable presence in the editing world.
But how does his advice stack up linguistically? And what do Australian writers need to know?
Author and editor Nicholas Hudson speaks with linguist Daniel Midgley on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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Promo with Em Burrows
Ocky, plonko and shornie… There are 2000 new Aussie words in the Oxford Dictionaries
How the language you speak changes your view of the world
Think your world view is fixed? Learn another language and you’ll think differently
German doesn’t have a progressive aspect
Nicholas Hudson: Bio
Modern Australian Usage
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
Zenosyne: The Sense That Time Keeps Going Faster
Why Time Feels Like It Passes Quicker as You Get Older
Why Time Goes Faster as You Get Older
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