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09-08-2018

Amanda Mitchison shares the ways she’s entwined with Scottish history, and how one of Scotland’s great historical outrages reached through time to shape the course of her novel.

Lucy Moore explores the challenges of choosing a subject, the dangers of identifying too closely, and how she looks for stories that both allure her and also urgently need telling.

29-03-2018

Diana Evans speaks with Frances Byrnes about how story and 'real life story' aren’t the same thing, what you really need to be writer, writing versus dancing and the need for more black writers.

07-12-2017

Cynthia Rogerson speaks with James McConnachie about ensuring realism in her novels, disliking positive discrimination, and putting up with having her serious novels packaged in chick-lit covers.