Imagine my delight recently, at having got a sniff of that elusive, thrilling - almost supernatural fairy dust - Agent’s Interest - in my YA novel, I locked myself away and started a re-write.  And a new-write.  And an old-write.  How can I cut that bit? I asked myself - that’s intrinsic to the plot! Yeah but is it? And that character - they just so have to stay! Yeah but do they?  I don’t know!  Ah, the mystery of How To Get There - to the end that is, the good end of a good book.  Bec...


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