Kirstin Innes on Scotland's exciting female writing

Writer Kirstin Innes talks to The Bookseller about some of the most exciting and experimental Scottish female voices being published today. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-15 00:01:08 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Scotland to host writing event with Creative Scotland funding

The Society of Authors in Scotland has been awarded a grant in the latest round of funding from Creative Scotland to host ScotsWrite, a three-day event for authors in Glasgow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival apologises for absence of female writers of colour

The organisers of the 2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have apologised for not including any female writers of colour in the programme . Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-02 16:32:23 UTC ]
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Hodder and Serial Box to publish thriller by Hannah's female crime-writing team

Hodder & Stoughton has joined forces with digital platform Serial Box to publish an original psychological thriller by a team of women crime writers helmed and hand-picked by Sophie Hannah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 06:07:59 UTC ]
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Lisa Taddeo wanted to write about female desire. It set her on an eight-year odyssey.

The author reflects on “Three Women,” which was the result of countless interviews and a cross-country drive in an RV. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-03 12:54:00 UTC ]
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Dylan Thomas nominee Machado on writing the female experience

We spoke to debut author Carmen Maria Machado, following her shortlisting for the 2018 Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What is women's writing? Publishing insiders discuss power of female voices

Writers and editors explored what it means to be a woman in the literary world at an Emily Books event in Brooklyn: ‘The industry is mostly female, but male-run’“We’ll have a definitive answer of what women’s writing is by the end of this.”Emily Gould, novelist and founder of Emily Books, was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to host crime writing festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 08:20 Scotland is to hold its first Crime Writing Festival next year, supported by Stirling Council, Creative Scotland and the University of Stirling, and working closely with Stirling's general literary festival, Off the Page.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Write the tale that scares you . . . I dare you.” Michaela Coel has some writing advice for us.

On Sunday night, I May Destroy You showrunner Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. In the context of yet another melanin-deficient awards show that had people tweeting #EmmysSoWhite, it was refreshing (and simultaneously frustrating) that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 16:39:44 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

New Writing North, working with Channel 4, Northumbria University and Lime Pictures, is offering aspiring TV writers from the North of England 12-month placements in either soap or children’s drama production companies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Struggling as an author? Stop writing only what you want to write

Earning a living as a writer is as likely as winning the lottery. Instead of writing books and persuading others to buy them, find out what people want to write, then do it for themPhilip Pullman: professional writers set to become ‘an endangered species’ due to low wagesI left school with a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

Welcome to NaNoWriMo! MG Leonard (who wrote her first book Beetle Boy in six months, one hour a day) has tips on how to do it. And it starts with writing EVERY SINGLE DAY NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and takes place every November. It’s for anyone thinking about writing a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rosie Jones | 'I wanted to write the book I needed as a child'

Comedian Rosie Jones has added another string to her bow by authoring a children’s book series—the sort of titles she says she needed as a child Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 00:06:18 UTC ]
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All Our Possible Lives: On Sylvia Plath, Matt Haig, and the Female Suicide Narrative

Matt Haig’s latest novel, The Midnight Library, has spent 40 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list since its publication in September 2020. The novel focuses on Nora Seed, a young woman living in her hometown of Bedford, England, who thinks she has nothing to live for. She decides to die... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-22 08:49:49 UTC ]
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Canada’s Kids Can Press Opens a ‘Black Write’ Incubator with Nelvana

The children's publisher Kids Can Press has partnered with Nelvana to develop content from Black writers, submissions opening now. The post Canada’s Kids Can Press Opens a ‘Black Write’ Incubator with Nelvana appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-16 14:11:34 UTC ]
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Sethi to host series of free nature writing workshops

Author Anita Sethi will host a series of free nature writing workshops in partnership with northern festivals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 14:33:45 UTC ]
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Nicholls, Barker and Makumbi in novel-writing podcast series

A podcast has launched aimed at helping aspiring writers to write a novel, with guest speakers including acclaimed authors such as David Nicholls and Pat Barker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 02:25:32 UTC ]
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Societal expectations? Please. For the female protagonists in these 3 debut novels, it’s time to break the mold.

Writers from different parts of the world weigh in on what it means to be a woman with agency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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