Two minutes with: Damien Wilkins

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7th February, 2013
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received about writing? I’ve always loved that thing that William Faulkner said, which was: “Write only what you know.” Whenever I’ve done stuff that seems to have worked, it’s been from a surprising source. I don’t think you can calculate. I think you just have to follow your own hunches and be as peculiar as you need to be. What makes a great teacher? I’ve had two models in my life and they’re completely opposite, so I don’t really know which one is preferable. The first model was when I did my ...

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