EP319: Sarah Moorhead and Stuart Turton — Teacher, Student & Metempsychosis
Do you have a favourite teacher? One who encouraged you to write, maybe? This special episode is for all the teachers and students out there who have inspired one another over the years, and we have two of them on the show. Sarah Moorhead is the author of Witness X and started out as a teacher. One of her students was young Stuart Turton, author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle and The Devil and the Dark Water. They tell us how they reunited over Twitter and how discussing big ideas in the class can change the course of a life.
In this episode you will discover:
- Why curiosity and empathy are essential for writers.
- How an author’s curiosity is nurtured by teachers asking questions.
- And why some writers find it hard to celebrate success.
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Here’s the Twitter thread where Sarah and Stuart were reunited: https://twitter.com/semoorhead/status/1396921764245032968?s=20
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