How to Write a Book

Have you ever wanted to write a novel? How do you get it out and on the page? How do you handle structure, dialogue and plot? And once it’s written, what is the best way to get it published?

These and more questions are currently being discussed in a series of features in The Irish Times called How to Write a Book. Join arts journalist Sinéad Gleeson with guest authors Mike McCormack, Alan McMonagle and Emer McBride winner of the recent Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel A Girl is a Half–formed Thing.