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.
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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