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When to open the door and when to barricade it
In his book
On Writing, Stephen King says: ‘Write with the door closed; rewrite with the door open.’ Christian uses this metaphor to explore the steps he took to write an award-winning manuscript and, more importantly, the steps he took to get it published.
* Writing in isolation
* Collaboration (killing your darlings)
* Writing competitions
* Character vs plot
* Life after a publishing deal – how it all works
* Mistakes I’ve learned from so you don’t have to
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