Monday, March 28, 2011

Writers' secrets

It seems that more and more the Guardian provides the best articles on writers and writing. This time out they talk to a slew of authors asking about the writing process. Michael Frayn, for instance, talks about practical matters: 'It's very difficult when each day you start with a sort of cold brain and nothing happens. In my case I look back over what I was doing the day before and make a few small corrections, often to typing errors, then maybe a few grammatical errors, and then I see a better way of putting something, and gradually you get drawn into the world you've created and you start rewriting what you did the day before and gradually coming up to the point where you left it the day before and going on.' More...

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