Citation Bell LM (2019) 'Bird-Trapping', Novel extract from dot dot dash. New Writing, 16 (2), pp. 139-147. https://doi.org/10.1080/14790726.2018.1477803
Abstract This chapter-length extract from the novel dot dot dash centres around a boy, Joe, during the Second World War in Malta. It is a piece of historical fiction, incorporating practice-led research into the political and social context of the island during this period.
Keywords creative writing; practice; Malta; historical fiction; fiction; second world war