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Author Hack: Annabel Pitcher Hacks 'Silence is Goldfish'

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What is it?

Silence is Goldfish is all about communication, so author Annabel Pitcher has come up with a hack challenge with a difference.

"It seems to me that we live in a world that prizes extroversion and noise... I would like you to film something totally silent."

Watch the video to find out more.

What sort of space will you need?

You can do this anywhere, as long as it's quiet. This is a good hack to try out when you're volunteering and have a moment to yourself.


'Silence is Goldfish' is about a girl who takes a vow of silence after she discovers the man who raised her isn't her real father. It's about identity, betrayal, complex family dynamics and the power of communication - go give it a read!

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Silence is Goldfish

by Annabel Pitcher