University of Brighton: Writer in Residence Blog – ‘Finding Voices, Changing Voices’

From Isabel Ashdown’s blog – on changing gender and find a voice.

Isabel Ashdown

Jake's Eyes ‘While giving voice to the ‘voiceless’, writers are also working to establish their own voice.’ – Karen Stevens, Editor of Writing a First Novel (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014).

My own debut novel, Glasshopper, first started out as a short story, back in 2005.  It was a piece I had written whilst studying for a BA in English and Creative Writing at the University of Chichester, with a storyline centred on a teenage girl and her mother.  Read more …

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