The Way We Write: Interviews with Award-Winning Writers

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This book is a unique collection of new interviews with award-winning writers - novelists, poets, playwrights, screenplay writers and children's writers. Each discusses their process, both mental and physical: why they write, who they write for, where and how often they write, recurring themes, their problems and achievements. The interviews are personal, honest, informative, intriguing and often humorous. Together they offer a fascinating insight into the inspiration, experience and hard work that make successful writers. This engaging book inspires and delights: it is sure to appeal to anyone who loves reading or has ever wanted to be a writer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826495051
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/1/2007
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Baker worked in stage management before becoming a full-time writer. Her previous books include The Way We Write, Chinese Ink, Western Pen: Stories of China, Let the Credits Roll: Interviews with Film Crew and Why We Garden: Stories of a British Obsession.

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsInttroductionAl AlvarezMichael BondRaymond BriggsTracy ChevalierJulia DonaldsonMargaret DrabbleU.A. FanthorpeJulian FellowesSara MaitlandHarry MathewsMichael MorpurgoJoyce Carol OatesDon PatersonWilly RussellGraham SwiftEleanor UpdaleNaomi WallaceBenjamin ZephaniahIndex

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