VIDEO: I can't teach you to be a writer

I was honoured to present at November's Hey! Stac at Belgrave in Leeds.

Having always felt that writing is a calling rather than a hobby, I asked if it's impossible to teach someone else to be a writer. Drawing on my inspiration and others', I considered the importance of self-belief, empathy and vision in writing creatively, and questioned whether these qualities are innate or conditioned.

Click below to watch a video of the talk (and apologies for the flickering projector).


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