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Write a novel in an hour

Write a novel in an hour

Alison Joseph raids her kitchen drawers to demonstrate how to knock up a bestseller in 60 minutes... The heading of this blog is taken from a writing workshop I run, called exactly that. Write a novel in an hour. So, can you? people ask. Obviously, the short answer...

How to be both

How to be both

Anya Lipska wonders why literary cross-dressing gets us so hot under the collar... There’s a great moment in the movie As Good as it Gets when a breathless fan-girl buttonholes Jack Nicholson, playing the curmudgeonly writer Melvin Udall. ‘How do you write women so...

Anti-social media?

Anti-social media?

Erin Kelly asks: Are Facebook and Twitter killing writers' careers? I never thought I had an addictive personality. Cigarettes, alcohol, gambling? Water off a duck’s back. And then along came social media. A novelist’s life is pretty isolating; I spend up to eight...