Gage's first person narrative brings a sense of immediacy to the book and promotes Natalie's point of view, as well as her
Debut Author Virginia Franken Talks about Flawed Characters, Her (New) Addiction to Coffee, What Dance Taught Her about Writing, and More
Oh, thanks! My friends and family say the narration is pretty much like me talking to them after about half a bottle of wine
The only background I will give is this: Annabeth is a 34-year-old hopeless romantic who is still struggling to find her soul mate. She decides that rather than waiting for him to come to her, she's going to do everything she can to try to find him, including using a fictional online dating site, which is the genesis for this column.
On the heels of the release of my new novel, SOME WOMEN, I have a confession to make. Until two years ago, I hadn't exercised in over a decade.
My third novel is at Berkley now with the powers that be, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed, and I just finished the first
Author Jennifer Brown Talks About How to Research a Novel, Conquering Rejection, and Writing Even When It Hurts
I'm addicted to book review porn the way some people ogle real estate ads, vacation brochures, or the latest iPhone gadgets. When I first read the advance reviews of Jennifer Brown's debut novel, Modern Girls, I knew this was a must-read.
If you're an author with aspirations of seeing your work adapted for film or TV, people love to look at you like you're a sad puppy. "Oh, but movies are never as good as the book," they say. But is that really true? Happily, no.
As for writing teams....I enjoy working on continuities with other authors, but I prefer having control of my own story, characters
The Promise of Forgiveness is just one of many novels you have written. What keeps you returning to the page? I love an underdog
The book I found within this cheery package, however -- a thoughtful, elegiac, time- and country-hopping emotional epic about female friendship and mortality -- is, to me, a substantially dark and meditative story that only in moments captures bright joy and breezy romantic ephemera.