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21-06-2018

Cynan Jones speaks with James McConnachie about writing as a kind of imaginative remembering, the act of taking a novel from ninety to thirty thousand words in a single cut, and why it’s good to have more abandoned books in drawers than published ones on the shelf.

07-09-2017

Katharine Quarmby spends a diary week researching and editing her first novel, a work of historical fiction inspired by a cruel act of punishment, and finds the process surprisingly familiar.

30-06-2016

Katharine McMahon speaks with Julia Copus about her novel The Crimson Rooms, and explains how women began to join the legal profession after World War 1.