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Award-winning writer Christie Watson on finding your voice when writing a novel

3 years agoArts / Writing : Time to Write

At the end of the link below you'll find a BBC interview with Christie Watson, winner of this year's Costa Prize for best first novel, "Tiny Sunbirds Far Away." The book is set in Nigeria and she talks about writing...
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