Posts Tagged ‘ Elizabeth Hopkinson ’

An interview with Elizabeth Hopkinson

Jun 16th, 2016 | By

“A great character is someone you don’t think of as a character. They’re a real person. You want to knife them or marry them … draw them and write songs about them … they’re nuanced and complex, with lives outside the plot of the story.” This week we’re chatting to Elizabeth Hopkinson, the prize-winning author

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Valentine fic – Silver Hands

Feb 12th, 2015 | By

By Elizabeth Hopkinson “We mustn’t forget to look at the stars,” I said. “But of course.  Since it is the landscape of your homeland.”  There was that slight lilt to Taro’s voice that let me know he was teasing.  “Here.”  He turned me gently by the shoulders.  “We must look for Orihime, the brightest star

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Flash fic – Don’t Forget Your Change

Jan 24th, 2015 | By
Photo of author Elizabeth Hopkinson

The fairies were quick back then. Nowadays, you see urban fairies going through the bins with the foxes. Some people even put food out for them. Back in the mid-eighties, they had only just begun to venture into the suburbs. I only left him in the Co-op for five minutes. I’d felt grown-up, pushing my

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Images to tell a story

Nov 28th, 2014 | By

Elizabeth Hopkinson shares 12 enigmatic images that connect to her novel Silver Hands

Silver Hands

Jul 6th, 2014 | By

An extract from Silver Hands by Elizabeth Hopkinson… “And so you read the Bible and your father’s account book?” Mr. Van Guelder took a sip of ale. I felt my face flush. I did indeed read both those venerable texts, but I had the distinct feeling that Mr. Van Guelder was testing me and I didn’t

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Author essentials

Jul 4th, 2014 | By

There is no one right way to write a book, and no single place to start that works for everyone. Authors from across the JHP family reflect on those things they find vital to get in the writing zone or unlock their inspiration. It’s a snapshot into a lot of minds… perhaps you’ll find some

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