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  • 24 Feb 2022
    Sarah Burton, Jem Poster

    Advice for fiction writers

    Writers looking for guidance as they embark on their first novel or short story will often come across neat formulations – little nuggets of advice that can be easily swallowed: ‘Write what you know’; ‘Show, don’t tell’.             Too easily swallowed, perhaps. One of the reasons we wrote The Book You Need to Read to […]

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  • 12 Sep 2008

    Darwin Letter Friday

    The writer’s life hasn’t changed much. Move to the big city, live in a tiny apartment, and get dragged down by all the distractions and frustrations that accompany this process. When I moved to New York, I had the same demoralizing situation; jobless for several months; interning for free. So I can relate to Darwin’s […]

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