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My First Time...with Anthony Good
'The first book you publish may not be the first you write.'
My First Time... with Haroun Khan
'Write with integrity and as bravely as you can.'
My First Time...with Daniel Ross
'I reckon the least you can do is make sure you’re doing right by your own story.'
My First Time...with Lauren Berry
The 'Living the Dream' author on writing isolation and snails on the tube.
My First Time...with Nell Stevens
Nell Stevens chats to The Riff Raff about the contest that started it all and why writing with publication in mind isn't always best.
My First Time...with Catherine Barter
Catherine Barter chats unwanted feedback, the power of Bruce Springsteen and how important it is for new authors to enter writing competitio
My First Time...with Tor Udall
Tor Udall on coffee, magic and standing your ground
My First Time...with Clare Fisher
Clare Fisher lets The Riff Raff in on how she came up with her characters, and what that sweet spot feels like when writing is going well.