Tips from shortlisted Young Writers of the Year

Last night Max Porter won the Sunday Times/ PFD Young Writer of the Year Award for his fantastic essay-cum-novella Grief is the Thing with Feathers (read my review of it here), beating poet Andrew Martin, novelist Benjamin Wood and short story writer Jessie Greengrass.

Waterstone’s asked the four shortlistees for their tips for writers young and old. Here they are, on the bookshop’s blog.

Before you click, ask yourself: what is the tip that three of the four put at the top of their list? Go on, I bet you can guess it…



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