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Courttia Newland speaks with Catherine O'Flynn about childhood inspiration from TV and music, his doubts about diversity initiatives in publishing and the threads linking his work across different media and genres.

You want to know the most amazing thing? Those two, up on your bedroom wall, Donny and Starsky, one day you'll meet them! Not just in the pages of your diary; for real.

Trish Cooke speaks with Caroline Sanderson about her children’s picturebooks and the eerie prescience of some of her illustrators, exploring fairytales in books and pantomime, and the real-life tragic roots of a dramatic work for Black Lives Matter.

As a keen member of a Boy Scouts troop, Donny O’Rourke found an early outlet for his talents as a writer and composer. Here he reflects on what the movement meant to him.
When I simply consumed books with no aspiration to write one, every novel was a plus. It existed only to give me joy and if it failed there were plenty others.

Trish Cooke speaks with Caroline Sanderson about her Dominican heritage, her Yorkshire upbringing, how her parents’ love of stories inspired her as a teller of tales, and how her career kicked off in multiple directions all at once.

You love Star Trek and Star Wars, because those things are like someone has gone into a laboratory and created the opposite of 1970s suburban London; don't feel guilty about enjoying popular culture by the way, it's going to have its moment.
At awards season, scripts of newly-released films find their way online as studios and agents quietly upload PDFs of screenplays as part of their Oscars' push. Reading these scripts offers a window into the writing process.