Oct 1, 2020
The Nine Dots Prize is a prize for creative thinking and writing about contemporary social issues. The aim of the Prize is to promote, encourage and engage innovative thinking to address problems facing the modern world.
This podcast looks at how to use detail, whether it is characters, statistics or personal experience, to interest your readers. But at the same time ensure that you keep sight of the larger context or theme in which your ideas fit.
In this episode we talk to: Petina Gappah, writer and lawyer and Nine Dots Board member; Tim Harford, economist and broadcaster; and Helen Lewis, writer and journalist.