Five Tips for Writing Fiction Based on True Stories

In this mini-workshop, Kate Pullinger shares tips for writing fiction based on true stories through the prism of the work that went into her new novel Forest Green, published by Penguin Random House in August 2020. Kate Pullinger has written ten novels, including The Mistress of Nothing, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction in 2009.

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