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A.L. Kennedy

A.L.Kennedy was born in Dundee in 1965. She is the author of 14 books: 6 novels, 5 short story collections and 3 works of non-fiction. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Her most recent book All The Rage is a new collection of short stories published by Jonathan Cape in 2014. She is also a dramatist for the stage, radio, TV and film. She writes for a number of UK and overseas publications and has a regular blog with The Guardian Online.

Found on the web at: www.a-l-kennedy.co.uk

Found on Twitter @Writerer

A.L. ’s Top Tips:

  • I think it’s important not to think of your own writing as a chore. Once you end up “doing it for money” you can find the fun drops out of the whole thing and it’s important to keep it around – with music playing in the background or good snacks or research trips or whatever keeps it fresh.