The man with no plot: how I watched Lee Child write a Jack
This is the opening page of JG Ballard’s Crash
Sally Wainwright, the screenwriter responsible for At Home With The Braithwaites, Last Tango in Halifax, Happy Valley, and Scott and Bailey, to mention just some of her successes, is briefly interviewed here for the BBC Writers
A daunting prospect. Thomas Hawk, CC BY-NC-SA
Quite a commitment:
Judging the Man Booker Prize: how I read 145 novels in seven
Scientific Study of Writers’ Brains Tries to Make Creativity
Three of my Salooners group have had books of excellent short stories published. They are:
A Documentary About Sharks by Gavin Broom.
The Upside-Down Jesus and Other Stories by Karen Jones.
Somewhere to Start From by Dan Purdue.
Harry Bernstein was 96 when he had his first book published. Two more followed.
Harry Bernstein dies at
I belong to a small writing group we call the Salooners. There are only eight of us and we’ve been together for years.
What’s most interesting is that five reside in the UK, one (a Scot) in the US, one (a Kiwi) in East Timor, and one (me) in Australia. Nevertheless, at least some of us manage to get together in an annual event (if you count spending two nights in a former post office an event) on the North Yorkshire […]