Paul Burston - Writer's Routine #13

Thriller-author, satirist and journalist Paul Burston digs deep in his writer's routine!

One of the founding editors of 'Attitude' Magazine, Paul published his first fiction book, 'Shameless', back in 2001. It detailed a single man's life in the Soho clubbing scene. So naturally, he had to partake in much research as a single man in the Soho clubbing scene.

2016 was a big year for Paul, he was featured in the British Council’s #FiveFilms4Freedom Global List, celebrating '33 

visionary people who are promoting freedom, equality and LGBT rights around the world', and moved into thriller-writing. His first of these 'The Black Path' tells the story of a small, angry army-town, and the lives of the people who live there.

Paul also actually teaches actual writing! His literary salon 'Polari' tours the country with top authors giving advice and tips on making your work better. HE IS THE PERFECT GUEST FOR THIS SHOW.

Our Distinguished Diary today features the weird and wonderful writing routine of Stephen King, we find out why the world's most successful horror author likes everything in exactly the same place, every day.


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