I started writing fiction when my kids were junior high and high school, therefore I marvel at the moms who write books with small kids under foot—sometimes literally. And then there's author Andrea Lochen -- who was getting ready to launch her second novel, IMAGINARY THINGS, while waiting for her first baby (I know! I know! How productive can one woman be?). Below, Andrea shares with us three … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Author Andrea Lochen Has A New Baby AND A New Novel
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EDITED TO ADD: THERE'S A GREAT CONVERSATION GOING ON IN THE COMMENTS! CHECK IT OUT! Today on WFW, my friend, author Kathryn Craft, poses a question that has attracted a lot of attention in recent writerly media. IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE LIKABLE CHARACTERS? Even moreso, in women's fiction (because that's why we're here) is it important for you to wish you could be friends with the characters in the … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Author Kathryn Craft Asks “Are Likable Characters Important In Women’s Fiction?”
Here is a lovely reminder from author Susan Örnbratt that we should find inspiration in the everyday as well as in the extraordinary. And, that sometimes things happen just when they should. Even if it's ten years later. Please welcome Susan to Women's Fiction Writers! Amy xo How a Grandmother’s Secret Words Became a Granddaughter’s Treasure … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Author Susan Örnbratt Asks: “What is a lucky writer?”
Sometimes you just click with someone, and that's how it was for me and my friend, author Holly Robinson. I'm not sure even how or when we first connected, likely due to her first novel with NAL, The Wishing Hill, which was published around the same time as The Glass Wives. TODAY, Holly is launching her third novel with NAL, HAVEN LAKE (and has another coming out in the Fall, OMG). The best part … [Read more...] about Author Interview: Author Holly Robinson Talks About Emotion, Mystery, and Names—Oh My!