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John Siddique | John Siddique

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Some Thoughts On Editing The first draft is for you the writer to learn about the story or the poem.The second draft is for you the reader. Tell the story to your reader. From second draft onwards read everything aloud, don’t rely on your eyes to see how the piece could work. Some pieces are right...
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Had a very nice evening on Thursday: I went to the Manchester launch of John Siddique's poetry collection, Recital: An Almanac, and Mark Illis's story collection, Tender, both of them new books from Salt. Central Library committee room was packed out for two riveting readings. The two authors...