Author Archive: Heather Young

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The First Page: Inspiration and Perspiration

The First Page: Inspiration and Perspiration

When I decided to write a novel, I hadn’t written so much as a short story since high school. I took no English classes in college, and I’d never taken a single writing class. But I loved reading, and I’d read thousands of books in my 44 years. I’d also been a lawyer, so I […]

April 4, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
In Praise of Bookclubs

In Praise of Bookclubs

One of the many unexpected pleasures publishing a book has wrought has been the opportunity to meet book clubs who have read THE LOST GIRLS. I’ve done this both locally and long-distance (via Skype) more than two dozen times in the six months since my book came out. I’ve visited book clubs down the street and […]

January 14, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More