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Tag Archives: Non Pratt

The issue of being “on brand”

As far as you’re concerned, my writing history looks like this: To me, my writing history looks like this: Authors often talk about the projects in our past. Other yet-to-be … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · 10 Comments

I don’t want a lot for Christmas…

The whole point of having money is to be able to buy the things that are most important – things like warmth and food and drink, presents for loved ones … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · 4 Comments

One DON’T to rule them all…

There’s only one rule to twitter, as there is in life: DON’T BE A DICK. There are many routes to dickishness, here are some of them. Pile ons Easy to … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Non’s Revision Club

The more years that pass since I was an editor, the less I think I know about editing. How to revise your manuscript? Mate, I’m barely capable of revising my … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · 4 Comments

[replaces words with gestures]

SHOW DON’T TELL is a mantra we’ve all heard – or felt as it’s used as a stick to beat us about the head until our writing brains get the message. The … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

For realz.

I talk about fourteen-year-old Non a lot. On panels, in blogs, but none of you have ever met her. Here she is/I am: You might not guess by looking at … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Getting your edit on

At some point, I’m sure you’ve heard the old “Writing is rewriting” mantra. BUT one cannot rewrite what has not yet been written. Your story does not have to be … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · 10 Comments

Book Birthday: REMIX author Non Pratt interviewed by Rhian Ivory

What’s your relationship with festivals? I went my first festival (Reading) at seventeen. Me and my best friend Lora, to whom REMIX is dedicated, shared a tent amidst a camp of … Continue reading

June 4, 2015

Second books are b@stards

I (Non) struggled with my second book. I could write so much more about the process, but I won’t. What I will do, is share what happened when I was … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

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