This week I'm joined by Write for Your Life podcast stalwart Manuela Boyle to discuss how we writers often feel obliged to blog, Hilary Mantel and the giany kerfuffle over her story about Margaret Thatcher, and the rather difficult job of measuring how 'good' you are as a copywriter or creative writer. We also try and answer the pretty tricky question: should some subjects be off limits for writers, musicians and artists?

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