Aug 25 • 30M

Passages: Charlotte Rixon on The One That Got Away

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Charlotte Rixon discusses the first pages of her latest novel, The One That Got Away, how she wanted to create a larger story by beginning the book with a terrifying event, her manipulation of time and point of view, and her best advice for first pages: Just write it. Don’t go back. And keep the faith that it will be okay.

Rixon's first pages can be found here.

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Charlotte Rixon is the pen name of Charlotte Duckworth, USA Today-bestselling author of suspense fiction published by Quercus. Charlotte studied Classics at Leeds University and went on to gain a PGDip in Screenwriting. She worked for many years as a magazine journalist, and is a graduate of the Faber Academy 'Writing A Novel' course. The One That Got Away will be published in the UK and the US in 2023. The film rights have been optioned by a major US producer.