Grab a cuppa and get to know writer, novelist and screen writer Deborah Moggach who was in conversation with the SoA’s Jo McCrum. Deborah offered insights into her work, gave a mini tour of her creative workspace and discussed how she has been adapting to work and life online.
2 minutes – Welcome from Jo McCrum, SoA’s Head of Groups
5-10 minutes – Introduction from Deborah Moggach for a glimpse into her creative routine
5 minutes – Deborah Moggach read an extract from her novel The Carer
10 minutes – Advice for authors on staying creative and connected
10-15 minutes – Q&A from audience
Deborah Moggach – Author
Deborah Moggach OBE has written eighteen novels, many of which she has adapted for TV and film. Her novels include Tulip Fever, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (both made into movies), Heartbreak Hotel and The Carer. Her screenplay for Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA. She has served as Chair of the Management Committee, the Executive Committee of PEN and the Council of the Royal Society of Literature.
Jo McCrum – Head of Groups at the SoA
Secretary of the Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group and the Wales National Group.