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Alyson Hallett luxuriates in an unusual writing week that’s actually mostly dedicated to writing, with a side serving of bonfires, friends, yoga al fresco and getting enjoyably lost in the woods.

‘Beginning writers should write about what they suspect, what they imagine, not what they know.’
‘I have a fatal tendency to just open a fresh page and go; interesting things happen that way but you also get lots of false starts.’