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Author Louise Beech discusses the musicality of writing, and why it's something you can really only learn by doing.
Author Benjamin Wood joins Richard Beard, Director of The National Academy of Writing, for an exclusive masterclass on how to craft a thoroughly-edited manuscript.
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