Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel's 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Hilary Mantel’s 10 Rules For Writing Fiction

Hilary Mantel is an award-winning English author whose work includes personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. The two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize for her best-selling novels, Wolf Hall, and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, was born 6 July 1952. Mantel was the…

Literary Birthday – 6 July – Hilary Mantel

Happy Birthday, Hilary Mantel, born 6 July 1952 Quotes The word 'however' is like an imp coiled beneath your chair. It induces ink to form words you have not yet seen, and lines to march across the page and overshoot the margin. There are no…

Where Writers Write – Hilary Mantel

'I write in the main room of our flat, at the top of a former Victorian asylum in Surrey. My desk was made in Norfolk in serviceable pine. It is arranged in layers, as a working model of my mind. The surface is dull, plain…
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