All items: Roald Dahl

Horatio Clare ponders the necessary pragmatism of the professional writer, and shares a glimpse of what writers really talk about amongst themselves.

Clare Pollard celebrates the playfulness and variety of nonsense verse, sharing examples from across the centuries.

Letters, photographs, newspaper cuttings… writers have always found inspiration in ephemera. Some have carried hoarding to excess, as Nicolette Jones explains.

Mick Jackson speaks with James McConnachie about the Creative Writing MA that launched his career, the creative role of the conscious and unconscious mind, and the threads uniting his diverse oeuvre.

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