The Busy Writer in October: News and Opportunities
Ah, autumn. The season of flash floods and terrible heat – or is that all seasons now?
Anyway, here’s a picture of some pumpkins to orient yourselves, plus some excellent opportunities and ideas in October’s “Busy Writer”…
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It’s back! And this time it’s spoooooky! The brilliant Divya Ghelani and Emily Devane are hosting a discussion of a famous short story – on October 28th they will be discussing Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Masque of the Red Death.”
STRIKE always sells out, so get tickets early!
The amazing Courttia Newland spoke to us about how he wrote the mind-blowing ‘Reversible.’ He talks about taking risks, editing and re-editing, and writing while pissed off.
Ben Pester has written one of the best story collections this year. Here’s his latest one in The London Magazine. Enjoy!
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The Radio 4 are broadcasting the shortlisted stories from this year’s award. Here is the last in the series: “Maykopsky District, Adyghe Oblast” by Richard Smyth.