Own Voices: A Guest Post by Andrea Jones, Author of Offshore


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As an aspiring writer I’m always interested in what authors have to say about writing what you know, as that seems to be a constant piece of advice. Today, Andrea Jones, author of Offshore, tells me what she thinks about who gets to write what in fiction.

Offshore is available for purchase in e-book and paperback here.

Offshore

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Girl Meets boy. East meets West. Worlds collide.

Two damaged souls from very different worlds meet in a secretive offshore detention centre where nothing – and no one – is what they seem.

Own voices: who gets to write what in fiction?

A Guest Post by Andrea Jones

The shadowy, shape-shifting possibilities of Brexit and the Trump administration have had some positive effects – in publishing at least.

Diversity is in demand. Agent and Editor calls for ‘own voice’ narratives are at an all-time high.

Some observers call it a…

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