Shtum by Jem Lester

Shtum by Jem Lester

‘Shtum’ means silent, non communicative. It is also Jonah’s most obvious trait. Jonah, the book’s little protagonist is autistic, but not in the Rainman kind of way. He loves Marmite and lashes out when he can’t have it. He loves bubble baths and running around in the...
Welcome to the Year of the Novel: 2018

Welcome to the Year of the Novel: 2018

Would you like to make 2018 the year you finally write that book? Emily Maguire’s hugely popular year-long novel-writing course is back, beginning in February with Phase One. No one will tell you that writing a novel is easy, but a good teacher and supportive...