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Writing Myself Into A Corner

Writing Myself Into A Corner

How to maintain spontaneity in the face of deadlines 

Martyn Bedford
As a published author, Martyn Bedford has learned to cope with the demands of deadlines and the need to maintain standards in his writing. But, he wonders, does being a professional writer mean losing some of the free-wheeling freshness of one’s early work?
As a novelist who has also written non-fiction columns on nature, Jonathan Tulloch speculates on how far one should be ‘creative’ with facts, in order to get across important messages about the damage human beings are doing to the environment.