As the weather breaks and we head into autumn, the Prime Writers are turning their attention to the senses.
Today, we join Christina Banach, author of the young adult novel Minty. Christina considers how to handle the senses in your writing – when your narrator is a ghost…
As the summer comes to an end, Prime Writer Jason Hewitt (Devastation Road, Scribner UK and Little, Brown US) is preparing for a productive season.
Regardless of whether you have children or not the beginning of September still seems to mark a shift. Perhaps it is the drawing in of the nights that draws in our focus or the autumnal drop in temperature that heralds a change in pace…
Today in Prime Writer Towers, we’re celebrating with Kerry Drewery, whose YA novel, Cell 7, is published today. Kerry talks to Antonia Honeywell.
Sixteen year old Martha Honeydew is on Death Row, in a world where justice is conducted via reality television and guilt or innocence is decided by public vote…
Prime Writer Christina Banach, (Minty, Three Hares Publishing 2014) starts sharpening her pencils…
As a former teacher I’m used to the annual ‘back to school’ scenario: new term, some unfamiliar faces to get used to – students, staff and parents – and fresh plans to put into action after the long summer break.
Congratulations to Prime Writer Louisa Treger (The Lodger, St Martin’s Press 2015) on her TV debut on Friday 16th September! Louisa appeared in Future Tense – The Story of H.G. Wells, a documentary made by Dominic Sandbrook to mark HG Wells’s 150th birthday.
You can watch the programme on BBC iplayer by clicking here – it will be live for 30 days from initial broadcast.
Prime Writer Louisa Treger (The Lodger, St Martin’s Press 2015) will feature in a BBC documentary to mark HG Wells’s 150th birthday. Future Tense – The Story of H.G. Wells premieres on BBC One for the South East on Friday 16th September at 7:30pm.
September is the start of the new term. Throughout the month The Prime Writers are telling us about their fresh starts and new beginnings. To get us started, Katherine Clements and Louise Beech share two very different ways in which this autumn means ‘back to school’ for a writer. Continue reading
As we head into autumn, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, the Prime Writers are turning their attention, fingers, tongues and noses to the senses – the lush, the plush, the squelchy and all the rest.
Today, we join Andrea Bennett, author of Galina Petrovna’s Three-Legged Dog Story, to examine what the senses can add to our writing.
Huge congratulations to Prime Writer Vanessa Lafaye (Summertime, Orion UK 2015) who has won the 2016 Historical Novel Society short story competition. Her story, Fire on the Water, was selected from over 400 entries. You can read the winning story by visiting Vanessa’s website click here.
Vanessa is currently working on her next novel. We can’t wait!