Pierre’s merciful Release lends a hand to all aspiring writers

Release the Bats: Writing, Your Way Out of It, By DBC Pierre

31st July, 2016
DBC Pierre: When you first sit down to write, a hundred thousand decisions glare up from blank pages

WRITING/SELF-HELP; Release the Bats: Writing, Your Way Out of It, By DBC Pierre, Faber & Faber, €17.25

It’s a clever move for a publisher to get one of its Booker Prize-winning authors to write a manual on fiction. With the popularity of creative writing courses surging in the past decade, there’s a ready-made audience for such a publication. Aspiring writers like to read and like to write. Faber has put the two...

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