Lost For Words
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Do you ever get stuck with your stories? Do you ever start out full of enthusiasm and then find you just don’t know where to go next? Well, even the most talented of writers can find themselves lost for words and ideas. Join Barry Cunningham, Publisher and Managing Director of Chicken House (and the man who discovered J K Rowling), Philip Reeve, author of Mortal Engines and Goblins and author and illustrator, Lydia Monks to discuss how best to get back on track and deal with the frustrations of writer’s block. Ages 10–16. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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Lydia Monks at the Edinburgh Book Festival 20121 Aug 2012
The author and illustrator discusses fighting writer’s block and indulging in starspotting
‘If I get stuck on something, I try to approach it from a different angle,’ says illustrator and author Lydia Monks. ‘It’s like hitting a dead end, doing a three-point turn and finding a different route. I think, as a writer or illustrator, you can’t be…
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