News & Opinion

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'No bargaining chip'

Authors call on government and politicians to ensure that the UK’s reputation as world leaders in culture and creativity is preserved after Brexit.


How to read your work aloud

Dawn Finch unpicks what it takes to read your work aloud, from learning to project your voice to capturing new fans with a strong opening.

Before You Sign | Interviews

Before you say yes to that interview, or interview someone else, it's important that everyone understands the terms.


The rewards of age

‘...publishing is orientated towards the young, and so many prizes have age limits or are otherwise aimed at younger people...’

The Author magazine

this Summer issue of The Author is
all about past and future, youth and age.

James McConnachie
Editor, Summer 2018