Is it easier to turn expat stories or travel adventures into a memoir or a novel, and how does one decide?
My advice to the budding expat writer: find your own angle; don’t waste your time reinventing the wheel. In my case, I wrote about the (sometimes grubby) reality of expat life from the unique perspective of a gay man in a Muslim land. It’s something no one had done before, and why would they? There weren’t many of us there. More...