May’s Early Career Writers’ Resource pack is all about CHARACTER. Our Chief Exec Chris Gribble braved the wilds of Zoom to talk to Sarah Perry about her techniques for creating and developing characters. Sarah is the author of Melmoth and Waterstones’ 2016 Book of the Year The Essex Serpent so knows a thing or two about crafting memorable characters.

Sarah’s conversation with Chris is also available as a podcast:

National Centre for Writing · #105 Sarah Perry on crafting characters

If you can’t get enough of Sarah, don’t miss our podcast featuring her 2019 Harriet Martineau Lecture: