Articles relating to: author
“It took 17 years from typing the first word of the first manuscript to finally being published.”Read the full story..
The novelist Patrick Gale knows how to write an opening line.Read the full story..
‘There are children playing in the street.’ That is the first stage direction for the first scene of a new television serial aired on December 9, 1960, Coronation Street.Read the full story..
Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.Read the full story..
In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s author Nicola Mostyn.Read the full story..
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
I read chapters from Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City in the bath.Read the full story..
For many authors, the path to their first novel can be a long and winding road.Read the full story..
Despite our hopes that 2017 would be a marked improvement on the turbulent 2016, this year came with more bumps, twists and turns than the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. But, as usual, it was an excellent year for bookworms and the good reads kept on coming.Read the full story..
The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.Read the full story..
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