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  1. Opening Lines 2014

    Wednesday 27 August 2014, 09:09

    Gemma Jenkins Gemma Jenkins

    Radio Producer, Gemma Jenkins, writes about Opening Lines and the themes and inspirations that emerged from this year's contributions.

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  2. Bookclub - Donna Tartt's Secret History

    Friday 3 January 2014, 14:33

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    James Naughtie talks about meeting Donna Tartt and how she explains her cult debut novel The Secret History, first published in 1992.

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  3. Feminine Mystiques: What To Expect - 'the power of the gaze'

    Wednesday 7 August 2013, 16:20

    Aminatta Forna Aminatta Forna Author

    Radio 4's Feminine Mystiques series continues with author Aminatta Forna's short story, What To Expect. Here, Aminatta tells us more about the influence of feminist writers Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem on her thinking, in particular'the power of the gaze'.

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  4. Elif Shafak on The Forty Rules of Love

    Wednesday 3 April 2013, 15:38

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    Turkey's leading female novelist Elif Shafak discusses her novel The Forty Rules of Love on BBC Radio 4's Bookclub.

     

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  5. Submit the first lines of your memoir to Radio 4

    Wednesday 6 March 2013, 12:22

    Ian McMillan Ian McMillan Author

    What would the first line of your memoir be? Ian McMillan encourages people to submit the first line of their memoir in the comments section of this blog.

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  6. The Writer's Prize

    Friday 16 November 2012, 11:22

    Kate Rowland Kate Rowland BBC Creative Director of New Writing

    Editor's note: BBC Audio and Music has joined forces with BBC Writersroom to launch The Writer's Prize: a prestigious new writing opportunity for radio drama and comedy writers. The closing date for entries is 9am, Monday 3rd December 2012. PMcD

    You already know as avid listeners what a brilliant...

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  7. Radio 4 Extra: 'Week Ending' - the Lean Months

    Thursday 18 October 2012, 12:00

    Frankie Ward Frankie Ward Interactive Producer

    Editor's Note: Ged Parsons is a writer for shows such as Dara O'Briain's School of Hard Sums, Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask, Mock The Week, Strictly Come Dancing, The Two Ronnies Sketchbook, and Have I Got News For You. Here, he writes about getting into comedy via open-door policy shows such as the...

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  8. In Our Time: The Written World podcast and listen online

    Friday 6 January 2012, 13:57

    Tom Morris Tom Morris

    Ed's note: The complete series of The Written World is available to download as a podcast until Monday morning, after that you will still be able to listen online but the downloads won't be available - PM.

    In a nondescript seminar...

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  9. More on the Radio 4 schedule changes: Short stories: Update

    Thursday 28 July 2011, 11:17

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    Short stories and contributions from writers are an integral part of Radio 4's programming. This week Michael Morpurgo gave, I believe...

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  10. Words and pictures from the National Short Story Awards

    Thursday 10 December 2009, 08:55

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    The shortlisted writers at the National Short Story Awards ceremonyKate ClanchySara Maitland and Kate Clanchy

    The nice people at Book Trust have sent us some pictures from the awards ceremony Monday night - and there are more here on Flickr.

    Shortlisted Lionel Shriver's got an excellent piece about short stories in The Independent. She writes:

    Exchange Rates, short-listed last month for the National Short Story...

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