Research, editing & planning novels

Stuart Turton shares his expertise and tips on the podcast

Novelist Stuart Turton shares his expertise and tips on editing and planning your novel.

Stuart Turton discusses the research, editing and planning process behind The Devil and the Dark Water, as well as his route into publishing his first novel, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. Stuart’s talking to Vicki Maitland and their conversation is packed full of practical tips, fascinating insights and historical stories you will feel compelled to immediately Google.

Meanwhile, Simon talks to Peggy Hughes about Open Doors, the new fund of exciting commissions from the National Centre for Writing.

This is part of our Early Career Writers’ Resources pack on Research, exploring a range of research methods from desk research to more immersive and unusual ways of gathering insights and ideas. Our Resources packs are generously supported by Arts Council England. Discover more here →

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