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Make this year the year you achieve your writing goals:   Will this be the year you achieve your writing goals? Every
Writing lessons from trekking in the Pyrenees:   My feet are throbbing as I free them from my walking boots,
Writing inspiration from Coventry Storytelling Festival:   From George Eliot to Shakespeare, Warwickshire has a rich literary history

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The ingredients for writing a great spy novel: Former BBC journalist, Alex Gerlis, is a master of the spy novel.
The tricks of the mind: Using memory to create tension:   Whether you write crime, thrillers or something else, an unreliable narrator
Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty on writing the extraordinary:   Applause erupted around London’s Guildhall when Paul Beatty was announced as this

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The ingredients for writing a great spy novel Former BBC journalist, Alex Gerlis, is a master of the spy novel. Recently featured in The Times after selling around 100,000 copies of his two espionage novels, The Best of Our
The tricks of the mind: Using memory to create tension   Whether you write crime, thrillers or something else, an unreliable narrator could have a powerful effect on suspense. Crucial to this is the handling of memories. They are
Write about what you don’t know (yet) as well as what you do   Writers are often advised to “write what you know” when starting out. It’s great advice but often misunderstood, leaving writers paralysed in their comfort zones. “Write what you

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