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Iain Banks talks to Writing Magazine

Iain has been interviewed for the latest edition of Writer’s News Writing Magazine and talks about a number of writing-related subjects, including plotting, character development, pre-planning and avoiding the temptation to polish work until the first draft has been finished.

Interviewer Judith Spelman has posted a (1.23Mb) pdf copy of the piece on her own website at

[Thanks to DaveH for the heads-up]