Write all the time, like your life depends on it.
“I was a failed novelist at age twenty-seven and if you’d told me that it would be another ten years before I became a published author, I would have been devastated.”
“I love that the publishing industry is now waking up to the shocking lack of diversity in publishing.”
A book that has been described as “a genuine leap in craft,” The Best Kind of People is a major departure from Whittall’s previous work.
Emma Donoghue talks about her Giller Prize-shortlisted novel, the screenplay that earned her an Oscar nomination and the secret to her success.
“Create a daily practice that’s sustainable, be it a hundred words or two thousand words a day or anywhere in between, then figure out what you need to do to make it happen.”