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There's even more bonus material than usual accompanying our star interview this month, so click through to find out more about Laura Barnett and Kathryn Williams, watch their video interview, read Laura's first chapter and listen to Kathryn's accompanying song... Read more

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We're also featuring a pair of crime superstars in the September issue of Writing Magazine, with Michael Connelly sharing his five favourite reads – and here's your chance to catch up on his latest, with an audio extract or sample chapter of his new novel, The Late Show – and Linwood Barclay in Crime File, and you can listen to an extract of  The Twenty Three here.

In Short Story Masterclass, we learn from Joanne Harris' delightful portrayal of two old ladies and their care-home escape. Faith and Hope Go Shopping is in her collection Jigs and Reels, or you can read it on Joanne's website here.

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 September issue of Writing Magazine here!

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