As if Julian Barnes talking about sex scenes wasn’t serendipitous enough, the Costa prize-winning Scottish novelist A.L. Kennedy was also on the radio this week, discussing her writing and her editorial process. Members of the advanced classes may remember I quoted her on the latter subject in the session on editing a few weeks back, so here’s a chance to hear this writer’s words of wisdom for yourself.
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