Natasha Scripture - Writer's Routine #33

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This week's author, sharing the intricacies and eccentricities of her working day, is Natasha Scripture. Natasha has worked as a journalist, a humanitarian worker, and she's been on a lot of dates too. Finally, after being sick of hearing her Mum say she needed to find a man, Natasha decided to go on an international adventure to find out if that was true. What was originally meant to be a sassy, fun guide to the dating detox, turned into a globe-trotting transformational memoir, which asks what love is and whether we really need it at all?


We talk about how you plan and plot a memoir, what it's like to open up your life to such emotional scrutiny, and why she always has the best ideas in the most annoying places. Also, how he worked was influenced by, and stands apart from, the classic 'Eat Pray Love', and what she learned from her adventure of self-discovery.


Our top writing tip that may change the way you work forever is from one of the UK's most successful crime authors, who wants to put you in the most comfortable pair of pyjamas you can imagine.


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