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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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How Moira Young writes her Young Adult novels

Arts / Writing : Time to Write (3 years ago)

In the video you'll find at the end of the link, Moira Young, winner of the Costa Book Award for her book "Blood Red Road," talks about how falling off a bus led to a writing career, her approach to... Read Post

Book Notes - Christie Watson ("Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away")

Music / Indie Music : largehearted boy (4 years ago)

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Christie Watson's Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away is a formidable debut novel that cleverly portrays the politi... Read Post

Prize-winning novelist Andrew Miller on writing historical novels

Arts / Writing : Time to Write (3 years ago)

In the interview you'll find at the end of the link you'll find a BBC interview with Andrew Miller, whose novel "Pure" won the Costa Prize this year. He talks about how close to stick to the truth when writing... Read Post


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