In Conversation: Orna Ross
Sep04

In Conversation: Orna Ross

“I’d been a writer for 22 years when I self-published my first ebook and, from the off, I just loved it. Not just because the books sold more than they had before but mainly for the way it restored to me something I’d lost by working within corporate structures.” The Woolf talks to Orna Ross, writer, poet, and founder and director of the Alliance of Independent Authors.

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Gallery: The Winter of Our Discontent
Sep02

Gallery: The Winter of Our Discontent

A selection of images by @libby_ol for our winter theme

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In Conversation: Susan Tiberghien
Aug11

In Conversation: Susan Tiberghien

“I read with a pencil in hand, to indicate excerpts that I will later use in a workshop. And to underline sentences that are so well written I want to read them over and over again, to taste them as it were and to learn from them.” The Woolf talks to Susan Tiberghien, founder of the Geneva Writers’ Group, and a quiet achiever who lives in Geneva.

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In Conversation: Sarah Nickerson
Aug08

In Conversation: Sarah Nickerson

“I love talking to writers about their writing. I want to see how they write and what thoughts went behind the material I read. It gives you ideas for different approaches, and different eyes for your own manuscript.” The Woolf talks to Sarah Nickerson about her Zürich writers’ group.

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Author Quotes #1
Aug08

Author Quotes #1

“Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public.” Nuggets of wisdom from Paulo Coelho and other writers.

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In Conversation: Barbara Scott Emmett
Aug06

In Conversation: Barbara Scott Emmett

“I’ve come to realise there isn’t much of a distinction between the different versions of me. When I sit down at my laptop it’s the writer in me that comes out and that writer can take many forms.” The Woolf interviews Barbara Scott Emmett, a writer of the erotic, with many hats.

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In Conversation: Ann Söderblom
Aug06

In Conversation: Ann Söderblom

“I’ve read a lot about book publishing. I follow an author called Seth Godin and I realised that if as an unpublished author I go to a big publishing house, I have no track record. So if I can show some sales and a readership, I might be in a better position to get a deal.” The Woolf talks to Ann Soederblom about her new, independently published book – Coffee Cup Philosophy.

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