Holly Bourne: 'This was something I’d wanted to write about for years'

Holly Bourne answers our questions about her YA novel tackling toxic relationships, The Places I've Cried in Public (Usborne), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

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