EP291: Sally Gardner – Writing in Colour
Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist who has sold more than 2.5 million books worldwide. The Snow Song is her third adult novel is about a woman who loses her voice as the snow falls. With themes of isolation it feels more relevant than ever. Sally is huge fun and takes us through her incredible career and has some amazing advice for writers at all levels, including why she writes in colour.
In this episode you will discover:
- The importance of finding your voice as a writer
- The key difference between writing for children and adults
- How costume can bring your characters to life
- Strategies for writing with dyslexia
Here are some of the links we talked about in the show…
- Mr Stay’s new book The Crow Folk: https://markstaywrites.com/2020/10/20/the-crow-folk-are-coming/
- Our episode with Dhonielle Clayton: https://bestsellerexperiment.com/142-yalc-special-with-dhonielle-clayton/
- Sally’s Maggot Moon dyslexia video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O7pJaWrphM
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