Debbie Taylor

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Huddersfield, Lindley Library, 30 June

Because I am the Editor of the writing magazine Mslexia, I spend a lot of time doling out advice about writing. Which makes it rather nerve-wracking when I edge my head above the parapet with a novel of my own. Have I taken my own advice? If you’re interested in writing, or in historical […]

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Doncaster, Hatfield Community Library, 30 June

This is a joint reading with John Wedgwood Clarke, who is a poet and prose writer with an unhealthy interest in dumps and middens – and a somewhat healthier one in the sea and the weird and wonderful life therein, which feature prominently in his amazing debut collection Ghost Pot. As my novel Herring […]

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Stokesley Library, 29 June

You’re a long way from the sea in Stokesley, but according to the Daily Mail, Herring Girl is ‘steeped in so much local flavour you can almost taste the kippers’. So if that appeals, do come along to my reading and talk at the City Library. And if fish and history don’t float your […]

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Hull Central Library, 25 June

The last time I was in Hull was for a Mslexia Roadshow event back in 2007. I was leading a ‘getting published workshop’ for novelists, which means I was helping people write their first paragraphs, their synopses or their covering letters. This time I’m simply reading from my novel Herring Girl and explaining something […]

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Wakefield Library and Museum, 24 June

I read with Robert Williams in South Shields last month and it turns out we go about writing a novel completely differently. He just sets off one day with the vaguest of ideas about where he’s heading, whereas I need the equivalent of sat nav, guidebook and walking boots. His book is about forests, […]

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Bridlington Library, 23 June

Because I am the Editor of the writing magazine Mslexia, I spend a lot of time doling out advice about writing. Which makes it rather nerve-wracking when I edge my head above the parapet with a novel of my own. Have I taken my own advice? If you’re interested in writing, or in historical […]

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