Writing Magazine caught up with I Let You Go author and September issue cover star Clare Mackintosh at the the Harrogate Crime Festival for a quick chat about her Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year award, and what she’s planning next. Scroll down to watch the video, and click here to read the gripping first chapter of Clare’s new novel I See You.
How to get a book deal. Urbane Publications’ Matthew Smith shares his top tips for getting published, here
Children’s author Lari Don explains how and why she decided to write her new trilogy all at once. Read the first chapter of the first in the trilogy, The Beginner’s Guide to Curses, here.
The linguist’s linguist David Crystal explains in WM how he has written over 100 books without exhausting his knowledge and experience base. Click through to watch our favourite vids of David and pick of his books.
Read the winning stories from our 750 word and paranormal short story competitions here.
Read James McCreet’s suggested rewrite of a reader’s domestic thriller here.
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