All items: Annie Caulfield

Is writing a ruthless business? How much honesty is too much? Should you mine your own life for stories? RLF writers explore this literary quandary in 'The Splinter of Ice'.

Tribal hostilities, polygamous jealousies and farming disasters are not the stuff of Annie Caulfield’s usual radio dramas. But working on a South Sudanese soap opera, in the tense aftermath of war, she finds a new affirmation of professional purpose.

Emma Darwin is a novelist experimenting with radio plays.

Annie Caulfield is a radio writer embarking on a novel.

In this first of a three-part conversation, Emma gives Annie some advice about the joys and tribulations of writing fiction.