Posts tagged prewriting
Rebekah Frumkin, Author of THE COMEDOWN, on Sharing Personal Experiences in Fiction (Interview Part 3 of 3)

At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold

This third and final section gives Rebekah's advice on how and when to share personal experiences with your readers.

Read More
Rebekah Frumkin, Author of THE COMEDOWN, on Setting & Writing across Differences (Interview Part 2 of 3)

At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold

The second section of our interview features Rebekah's insight into the role of setting as it impacts characters as well as the fine line of writing across differences. 

Read More
Rebekah Frumkin, Author of THE COMEDOWN, on Incorporating Research into Fiction (Interview Part 1 of 3)

At AWP 2018 in Tampa, I was honored to meet novelist Rebekah Frumkin. Her debut, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in April, and is available for purchase wherever books are sold

After our first meeting, I was further honored to sit down and have an in-depth craft conversation with Frumkin. We had a lot to discuss, so our conversation will be split into three posts.

Read More
Friday Finds: SmashWords CEO Says Lots to Learn from Romance Authors

Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day – or if you’re reading from outside of North America and won’t be celebrating either – I hope you’re looking forward to your weekend. ||

I, a self-proclaimed night owl, have volunteered to check runners into a July Fourth-themed 5K at six tomorrow morning. (I’ve no idea what possessed me to do such a thing. Send help. And coffee.)

Read More
Friday Finds: Writing Advice from John Grisham

Happy Friday, and more importantly, Happy Summer! 

I look forward to this season and all of its Vitamin D in a way few Floridians do, so I'll share my felicitations with whomever I can.

But if spending time in the hot sun with a cold drink isn't your jam, this week's #FridayFinds are a great excuse to stay inside, while you get to know your characters and improve your writing process.

Read More