Kate Atkinson on writing

‘The trick is to get a sentence down, because once you have one sentence down you know you can write another.’ Straightforward advice from one of Britain’s most popular and prolific authors, and good words to round off the advanced course this year. She has plenty of other useful things to say in the interview I played the excerpt from, not least about dialogue attribution and learning to trust your reader. You can listen to all of it here:



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