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Andrew Cowan, part 2

Andrew Cowan

Andrew Cowan speaks with Bethan Roberts about escaping perfectionism, the uses of research, and fiction versus guidebooks. Andrew Cowan speaks with Bethan Roberts about escaping the noose of perfectionism, what research brings to the writing process and what ‘write what you know’ really means in every genre, his ongoing imposter syndrome and the relative pleasures of writing fiction and guide-books.


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