‘I prefer characters that are human with flaws and strengths’
Unbound author, Dave Pickering, talks about where he writes, what he reads, and his favourite character in fiction (Snufkin from the 'Moomin Books')...
Dave Pickering is a storyteller and podcaster. His weekly conversation podcast, Getting Better Acquainted, won a British Podcast Award in 2017, was nominated for a Radio Production Award in 2012, featured on BBC Radio 4’s In Pod We Trust and Radio 5 Live’s Required Listening. He also co-produces and stars in the magical realist podcast drama, The Family Tree, which looks at themes of identity, belief, family and change. He produces a monthly podcast for the Restart Project, which goes out online and on Resonance FM. For five years, he ran a live night and podcast called Stand Up Tragedy, which aimed to create a safe space to talk about unsafe things. He co-wrote the Cbeebies Radio Series, Ministry of Stories, starring Jenni Murray. Numbers, a drama series he wrote for RethinkDaily, was nominated for the Sony Radio Awards in 2009.