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Claire King

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Word of Mouth – Isabel Costello interviewed by Claire King on Book Blogging

Thanks to Claire King, debut author of The Night Rainbow (Bloomsbury) and a past Literary Sofa Guest for interviewing me about book blogging.  I really enjoyed our conversation, especially talking about the links between blogging and writing fiction.  Here’s a link to the interview if you’d like to read it. As I mentioned, I really do … Continue reading

Book Launches & Black Vodka

‘You go to a lot of book launches,’ people say to me. It’s true. It’s one of the many wonderful things, all the more so for being totally unexpected, which have come about since I started the Literary Sofa blog. The timing was just right too because my sons were old enough to be left … Continue reading

Guest Author – Claire King on A Child’s Point of View

Although there’s been a trend for books with child narrators over the last few years, not many have appeared on the Literary Sofa.  Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman demonstrated the potential rewards for authors who succeed in capturing a child’s voice for the adult fiction market.  No wonder it’s so notoriously difficult to pull off:  the voice has to … Continue reading

My Novel – Now out in paperback