The Novel Nights Book Club – watch again

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Our book club supports authors who are being published during lockdown. We chat about the books from a writer’s point of view. 

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Gilly Macmillan

Gilly on writing about writing, working with agents and publishers, the writer's year and imaginative truth.

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Abbie Greaves

Abbie gives advice about subbing to agents, covering letters and discusses creating emotional tension on every page.

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Darren O'Sullivan

Advice on the elevator pitch, digital first publishing and writing a series. An honest and enthusiastic chat about writing.

Author images of Trevor Wood and Nikki SMith

Trevor Wood and Nikki Smith

Debut novelists discuss their success and writing journeys, MA's and writing courses, suspense, narration, voice and dialogue.

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Lucy Atkins

Chats about writing a **** first draft, being a panster and her latest novel, Magpie Lane. Lucy Atkins is a journalist, award-winning author and book critic for The Sunday Times. She judged the Costa Prize in 2017, and teaches creative writing at Oxford University.

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CL Taylor, Sunday Times Best-Selling Author

CL Taylor talks about Strangers, her writing practice and recommends books on writing novels.