Links round-up

Let’s start the week with some links love:

This piece on the pleasures of creative work.

This interview on short stories, Alice Munro’s in particular – makes me want to go and re-read them…

If you’ve nearly finished your novel, here’s some motivation for the final push – a £50,000 publishing deal for a first time author is up for grabs, see more here.

If you’re nowhere near that stage yet, here’s a cheering piece on the upside of being an amateur.

And if all else fails, according to this article, pretending you’re creative will make you more creative.

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