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One of the UK's most experienced and well known broadcasters, Sue Cook, brings her radio programme The Write Lines online for some exclusive shows to tie in with this year's National Short Story Week. Sue interviews a host of writers about the short story form, their favourite short stories and their own short story collections. They also share of wealth of tips and advice about writing for profit and pleasure. The programmes are also available by podcast, from, and other selected websites.

Short story writing

Writing tips for short stories

Hear short story writing tips from the experts as Sue Cook hosts this lively and interesting panel discussion with award-winning short story writers.

The guests discuss their own work and opportunities for short story writers, including the market for
short stories and the recent increase in short story festivals and competitions. A unique and
fascinating look at the short story in the UK today.

The Write Lines: short story writing tips and discussion with Helen Oyeyemi (Mr Fox, Picador), Stuart Evers (10 Stories About Smoking, Picador), Emily Bullock (winner, Bristol Short Story Prize 2011), Linda Leatherbarrow (Essential Kit), Jonathan Pinnock (winner, Scott Prize 2011) and Nicholas Royle (editor, Best British Short Stories 2011).

Programme notes: a list of useful websites and other resources mentioned during the programme.

Hear the other programmes in this series of The Write Lines:

Programme 2 Writing Romantic Fiction

Programme 3 Writing Children's Fiction



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