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A Twenty Year Overnight Success Story – Rosanna Amaka – Joined Up#119

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp119.mp3 It’s episode 119 with Rosanna Amaka, telling us about her highly original debut novel The Book Of Echoes and her fascinating journey into writing and eventual publication. Rosanna has lots to say about perseverance and telling a story that’s … Continue reading

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Espionage Writer, Merle Nygate – Joined Up#97

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp97.mp3 It’s episode 97 with Merle Nygate, TV screenwriter turned novelist, talking about her debut espionage novel – The Righteous Spy. Merle has lots to say about research, structure and the most common error of first-time novelists. Merle Nygate is … Continue reading

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Lie To Yourself – The Worried Writer, Sarah Painter – JoinedUp#94

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp94.mp3 It’s episode 94 – our last one of the year and a proper Christmas Cracker with the lovely, talented and inspirational ‘Worried Writer’ herself, Sarah Painter. It’s been a couple of years since Sarah last visited the show and … Continue reading

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Editing Tips from Professional Editor, Liam J Cross – JoinedUp#93

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp93.mp3 It’s episode 93 with professional editor, Liam J Cross. I’ve had many of you asking me to do more stuff on the nuts and bolts of editing and I’ll think you’ll find loads of useful advice in the interesting … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Permission to Fail – Julia Kite – Joined Up#92

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp92.mp3 Episode 92 brings an author interview with New York-based literary fiction writer, Julia Kite talking about her debut novel, why she loves writing and how her day job feeds into the worlds she creates. Julia describes herself as a … Continue reading

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Telling The Stories of People Like Us – Melanie McGrath – JoinedUp#90

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp90.mp3 It’s episode 90 with friend of the show, Melanie McGrath who writes both fiction and non-fiction and today we focus on the latter with Mel giving a fascinating insight into her process and why she’s so passionate about telling … Continue reading

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Icelandic Noir with Quentin Bates – JoinedUp#87

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp87.mp3 Episode 87 brings us a chat with Quentin Bates, creator of the atmospheric Icelandic crime series centered around his heroine Officer Gunnhildur. Quentin’s got an interesting story to tell about how he came to writing and how he found … Continue reading

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