Mark Jervis


Mark Jervis writes all sorts of things but mainly fiction and narrative non-fiction. His short stories have featured at literary festivals across the UK and he’s currently putting the finishing touches to his first novel. He’s a lecturer at Falmouth University where he teaches a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level from narrative structure in short stories to science fiction and business writing. When he gets the time, he also works as a freelance copywriter and graphic designer.


One of the most important elements of writing — whatever the form — is reader awareness. You’ve got to know where your reader is and how they’re interpreting your words. This is probably the hardest thing to get right — it’s also what makes editing your own work so incredibly difficult…