Early Morning Paperback Writer: 12 Questions With Author Nicholas Mainieri

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Mainieri talked to Daniel Ford recently about his early love of storytelling, how his writing process has evolved, his decision to get an MFA, and what inspired The Infinite

“I’m an early morning writer. The voices of doubt are quietest then.”

http://www.writersbone.com/interviewsarchive/2016/11/29/early-morning-paperback-writer-12-questions-with-author-nicholas-mainieri?platform=hootsuite

Jo Cannon: The Person I Became (or What I’ve Really Learned Since Being Published)

 

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Photographed by Philippa Gedge

If you attend enough events as an author, you will find you are asked the same questions many times over. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, because with each response, you are able to fine tune your answers.

‘Are you a goat, or a sheep?’

‘Yes, but where did Mrs Creasy really go?’

‘What have you learned since you’ve been published?’

What have I learned since I’ve been published? I will usually answer, ‘the toilets at Euston Station only take ten and twenty pence pieces,’ and ‘Salisbury is a lot further away than you think.’ The truth is, I have learned more in the last twelve months than I could ever have imagined possible, and (in my current state of editing limbo), I thought I’d take a moment to explain why…

Via: https://joannacannon.com/2016/11/04/the-person-i-became-or-what-ive-really-learned-since-being-published/