Sep 27, 2021
Cataloguing the fall of an empire prompted an instant love affair with Russia. Moving on to explore various Babylonian worlds, the lure of black magic transported her back into the heart of St Petersburg. Whether she is ghostwriting or writing about witches, her books speak volumes. Honing her state of flow to channel her writing with a clear Focus on WHY, award-winning journalist, broadcaster, novelist and screenwriter Imogen Edwards-Jones describes what it is like to be a spectator in your own mind.
“Sometimes you're a spectator in your own mind. So you are basically just recording what's being played out in your head.”
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft: Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King by Stephen King - https://amzn.to/3AJP2F4
Hotel Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones - https://amzn.to/2XPo9AW
The Witches of St Petersburg by Imogen Edwards-Jones - https://amzn.to/3AJPnHQ
Fashion Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones - https://amzn.to/3oo8MuL
Beach Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones - https://amzn.to/3kHGSHL
ABOUT IMOGEN EDWARDS-JONES
Imogen Edwards-Jones is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, novelist and screenwriter responsible for the hugely successful Babylon series, which includes the Sunday Times best sellers Hotel Babylon, Air Babylon, Fashion Babylon. The series has sold over 1.5 million copies in the UK alone, been translated into some twenty different languages worldwide and made into two BBC Primetime TV shows.
A broadcaster for BBC Radio 4 and 5 and television presenter, Imogen won the Independent scholarship from Bristol University, where she read Russian. She has written for numerous Fleet Street newspapers and magazines for the past 25 years.
An honorary Cossack, Imogen has travelled extensively in the old Soviet Union writing a travel book, The Taming Of Eagles, Exploring the New Russia and was Editorial Consultant on Belgravia for Julian Fellowes (ITV)
She is married and lives in London with two children.
Co-founder of The Great Big Book Club, her latest novel – The Witches of St Petersburg – has recently been optioned in Los Angeles.
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