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We'd Like A Word

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A podcast & radio show about words: writers, readers, books, poetry, lyrics, scripts, comedy, illustrators, agents & all things wordy.

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60. Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 3) author of what’s left of me is yours

Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 3): Stephanie, winner of too many awards to mention (see our website www.wedlikeaword.com), tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan how she fought with the help of her agent Antony Harwood to write across genres - literary fiction, romance, true crime, coming of age. Her book - what’s left of me is yours - looks at the murky world of wakaresaseya (professional marriage breaker-uppers) in Japan. Weird, shocking and interesting. Also her fascinating family background Indian/British in Singapore - with a mighty tale around the Japanese invasion of Malaya. We also talk about Joseph O’Neill’s book, Blood Dark Track. And Stephanie reads from her book, reveals the original title and her next one - and we have a good laugh. Oh, we also celebrate Pages of Hackney bookshop. We'd Like A Word is a podcast and radio show from authors Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan. We talk with writers, readers, celebrities, talkers,  poets about books, songs, lyrics, speeches,  scripts, fiction and  non-fiction. We go out on various radio platforms at least once a fortnight and every other Wednesday on podcast. Our website is www.wedlikeaword.com -  which is where you'll find information about Paul and Steve and our  guests - and details of the radio stations that carry We'd Like A Word.  We're also on Twitter @wedlikeaword and Facebook @wedlikeaword and our email is wedlikeaword@gmail.com - and yes, we are slightly embarrassed by the missing apostrophes. We like to hear  from you - your thoughts, ideas, guest or book suggestions. Perhaps you'd like to come on We'd Like A Word in person, to chat, review, meet writers or read out passages from books. . .

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