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Laura Wilkinson

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Laura Wilkinson grew up in a Welsh market town and now lives in Brighton with her husband and two boys. Her novels: Skin Deep, The Family Line, Public Battles, Private Wars and Redemption Song are published by award-winning Welsh press, Accent. What does all her work have in common? Compelling stories, fascinating characters, and ideas that make you think a little. At least she hopes so! As well as writing fiction, she works as an editor & mentor for literary consultancy, Cornerstones, and The Writing Coach. Find out more here: http://laura-wilkinson.co.uk. Or follow her on Twitter: @ScorpioScribble. She loves to hear from readers. ...more

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Laura Wilkinson From the expression forgive and forget. I don't believe we should forget because otherwise how will we learn? But I do believe in forgiveness. Without…moreFrom the expression forgive and forget. I don't believe we should forget because otherwise how will we learn? But I do believe in forgiveness. Without it love cannot flourish and we can be eaten up with bitterness and rage.(less)
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Imagine your audience naked and other advice

Today, I spoke on two radio shows about my coal and cake novel, Public Battles, Private Wars: on BBC Radio Leeds with Wes Butters and with Jeni Barnett on BBC Radio Sussex. Prior to this I had appeared on radio only once before to speak about my writing, and so despite chanting ‘I’m not nervous, I’m not’, I was. To quell the building heebies, I sent out a plea on Twitter and Facebook and true to f Read more of this blog post »
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