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Novel writing: Self-belief and Staying power (Part 1)

This week, I thought I’d take a break from the usual Virtual Book Club format. Instead, I put the same question to a number of authors.  “A novel requires stamina and grit,” says author Oyinkan Braithwaite. “You need a certain kind of faith in yourself and in what you are doing to bang out 40,000-plus…
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An exploration of art in fiction, Part 2: Fictionalised lives of real artists

The week’s exploration of the use of art in fiction (part 2) focuses on novels that tell fictionalised accounts of the lives of real artists.  One of my favourite examples is contained in How to be Both, by Ali Smith. Francesco del Cossa was a 15th Century painter. Although few known examples of his works…
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Meet the author: Kathleen Jones

Today, I’m delighted to welcome biographer, poet and novelist, Kathleen Jones to my blog. Kathleen is one of seven entrepreneurial authors who has contributed a novel to the limited edition box-set Outside the Box: Women Writing Women which showcases the most exciting fiction being released by authors who are in full charge of their own…
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