DD Johnston launches new novel: The Secret Baby Room 1

Something different today, and I’m afraid it’s a bit of a plug (we won’t make a habit of it!). Today’s the launch day for D.D. Johnston’s new novel, The Secret Baby Room. Here’s a short interview he did with BBC Radio Manchester this morning:

If you’ve enjoyed his writing advice, you might want to check out the book. And do visit the website of the book’s brilliant publisher, Barbican Press. Thanks everyone, and back to writing tips from now!

Dialogue tags editing exercise to accompany writing tip 33 Reply

Dialogue tags exercise imageAfter watching Writing Tip 33, you might want to have a go at this writing exercise. Just click on the image to open the exercise and then clean up the dialogue tags to improve the excerpt. For comparison, the published version follows further down the document. As always, please let us know how you get on.