I met Cavanaugh Lee at the Printer's Row Lit Fest in Chicago back in June. She was part of the Women of the Write panel -- and she was funny and smart with more than a hint of a Southern accent. When I learned more about Cavanaugh and her book, I knew it would be great to have her as part of our growing community on Women's Fiction Writers. It's a brave new world of books out there -- written … [Read more...] about Interview with Women's Fiction Author, Cavanaugh Lee
I have a WFW confession. Melissa Senate is a new-to-me author. You know, the one you find out about, read and then see she has been an author for ages. When that happens I feel lucky and annoyed at the same time. Lucky that I have another author to read, admire, interview and get to know – and annoyed that my reading journey did not lead me to her earlier. Live, learn and eat chocolate, as they … [Read more...] about Author Melissa Senate Starts With a Blueprint And Ends With Great Women's Fiction
When I heard Ellen Sussman on SheWrites Radio with Meg Waite Clayton and Carleen Brice, talking about the "feminine tosh" debacle and her novel, French Lessons, I knew she was "perfect" for Women's Fiction Writers. I think you'll agree! Interview with author Ellen Sussman ASN: How did you come up with the premise for French Lessons, your latest novel? ES: I was asked to teach at the Paris … [Read more...] about Interview with French Lessons author, Ellen Sussman
I know, I know. How many times will I say I met an author on Backspace? I think it's kinda like the wise owl in the old Tootsie Pop commercials. The world will never know! That being said, I love meeting all authors but debut authors are a special breed. We get to witness the transformation from aspiring to published and hopefully share in their joy. It's easy to share in Camille Noe Pagán's … [Read more...] about Author Camille Noe Pagán says to stop counting words — and just write them!