Alexander McCall Smith

Interviews With Famous Authors - 17 Questions Answered

Interviews With Famous Authors – 17 Questions Answered

We have interviewed many famous authors over the years. Amanda Patterson, the founder of Writers Write, began a series called 17 Questions for guest speakers in 2004. These are the questions authors answered: Who is your favourite hero of fiction? What is your most treasured possession?…

Alexander McCall Smith: Block That Adjective!

by Alexander McCall Smith My bête noire—and there is nothing wrong with using the occasional French expression, although one does not want to sound too much like a menu—is overwriting. Something is overwritten when there is just too much of it. This may be because…
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