Building suspense, with Struan Murray

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Struan Murray – lecturer in biochemistry turned children’s author – talks to presenter Helen Mulley about his debut novel, Orphans of the Tide; a real page-turner, packed with drama and cliffhangers, and threaded through with deep emotional resonance. He has some great advice for young writers about how to keep readers gripped from page one, as well as an interesting take on the worlds of ‘art’ and ‘science’, and how they're not actually so different after all! Download a FREE resources pack to go with this episode at https://www.plazoom.com/resource/author-in-your-classroom-building-suspense-with-struan-murray-series-one-episode-four.

This episode is divided into three sections, which can be listened to in one go, as a sequence spread over several days, or in isolation. If you only have time to listen to one, we recommend section 2, which includes the author reading from their own work.

Section 1 starts at 00:00 Section 2 starts at 12:25 Section 3 starts at 31:30

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