This week on The Writing Life podcast – Eimear McBride shares her writing method with advice on characters, how to finish a book and what makes someone a writer.

Eimear McBride is the award-winning author of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing (Women’s Prize for Fiction, Irish Novel of the Year, the Goldsmiths Prize and others) and The Lesser Bohemians (James Tait Black Memorial Prize). Her third novel Strange Hotel was published earlier this year.

National Centre for Writing · #99 Eimear McBride’s Method

This interview was originally broadcast on YouTube in March as part of the Early Career Writers’ Resources. More info here.

Hosted by Simon Jones and Steph McKenna.

Find out more at nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/

Music by Bennet Maples

Image (c) Sophie Bassouls