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S J Watson

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The Writers’ Lodge

Are you writing fiction, or want to start doing so, or perhaps you’re just fascinated by the process of creating a book? This section is for you. Here we’ll consider different aspects of the process of writing and editing a long piece of fiction, with articles and exercises designed to help the writer establish whether they’re on track or in need of course correction.

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