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The Stories We Tell

In our new blog series, The Stories We Tell, leading writers share with you some of the inspirations, challenges and discoveries that led to the writing of their own stories, novels and poems.

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Nikesh Shukla – The Stories We Tell

04 Dec 2019 / The Stories We Tell

Ten Rounds: Boxing and Writing   
Inspiration for new books can come from the strangest places.  My second novel was…

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Kerry Hudson – The Stories We Tell

08 Nov 2019 / The Stories We Tell

Take Me to Tesco’s
I like writing, but I love living more.  I’ve said variations of this many times…

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What Makes A Writer? – Guest post by Kim Cook

01 Nov 2019 / Uncategorized

This is a question that anyone reading this has surely asked themselves.  For me some days I’m a writer, other days…

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Raymond Antrobus – The Stories We Tell

18 Oct 2019 / The Stories We Tell

Beginning With A Line
The Northern Irish poet Michael Longley once said, ‘If I knew where poems came from,…

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