Amy Baker Writes
Author and Freelance Writer
Browsing The Riff Raff
28 Mar 0 3625

First drafts are elusive bastards aren’t they? It all seems so doable on Day One, when you’re fresh, well rested and optimistic. You have a very specific idea about where you…

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28 Mar 0 3003

My name is Amy Baker and I have the attention span of a ladybird.    If I were asked to sit and list my Top 100 Attributes, concentration wouldn’t…

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20 Sep 0 258

The Riff Raff chat to comedian Rosie Wilby about her debut memoir, Is Monogamy Dead? We discuss the concept of monogamy, how to use intimate details of your life…

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8 Sep 0 275

The Riff Raff chat to Pajtim Statovci about his fabulous debut book, My Cat Yugoslavia. We discuss truly novel novel ideas, symbolism in fiction and not writing to a…

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1 Sep 0 277

Rosy and I talk to Chloe Seager, author of Editing Emma about writing believable dialogue, how social media impacts writers and Chloe shares her top tips for crafting the…

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30 Aug 0 266

In episode 17, we chatted to Winnie M. Li about her Not the Booker Prize winning debut novel, Dark Chapter. We discuss how writing helped her make sense of…

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22 Aug 0 259

Amy and Rosy chat to Gabriel Tallent, author of the sensational My Absolute Darling about getting to know your characters, allowing time to work its magic on your preconceptions,…

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10 Aug 0 266

The Riff Raff chat to Emma Flint, author of the incredible Little Deaths about historical themes that still resonate, the responsibility of writing about a real crime and how…

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1 Aug 0 249

The Riff Raff chat to Zinzi Clemmons about her incredible debut What We Lose. We discuss writing a book with an unusual structure, knowing when to start over with…

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28 Jul 0 251

Amy Baker and Rosy Edwards talk to Indu Balachandran, author of The Writers’ Retreat about creating characters in your own image, writing scenes your mother shouldn’t read and dolphins…

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