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Lauren Beukes Tweets Writing Advice and Answers Readers’ Questions During Live Twitter Chat

The Shining organised a “Twitter Town Hall” yesterday with Lauren Beukes for a live discussion of her new book, The Shining Girls.

People made use of the #ShiningGirls hashtag to send Beukes their questions, which she answered for an hour. The discussion ranged from her description of how the press tour is going: “manic, full-time writer dream-life stuff”, to advice on writing and getting published: “Writers write. Sit your ass down, put fingers to keyboard. Make stories. Nothing else matters.”

Exclusives collected the tweets using Storify:

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