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Read more, write better! Writing Magazine bonus content, December 2017

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Joanne Harris is our cover star. Read an extract from her latest book, A Pocketful of Crows, here, and we've got an online-exclusive interview with her where she offers down-to-earth advice for writers.

Listen to audiobook extracts from our featured authors: A Pocketful of Crows and Chocolat by Joanne Harris, and Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore.

Learn from William Trevor's masterful use of backstory in his The Piano Teacher's Pupil.

Read our suggested rewrite of a reader's historical thriller opening in Under the Microscope Extra.

Read the winning stories, and the judges' comments, from this month's short story competitions, in our Competition Showcase.

And if you haven't yet, get the December issue of Writing Magazine here!

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