Author Archive: Lorena Hughes

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All Set

All Set

You probably learned in high school that, along with story and character, setting is one of the essential elements of a novel. Those days of hurried readings and book reports are long gone, but I clearly remember thinking: who cares about setting? I just want to know what the story is about. Except that the […]

December 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Who Influences You?

Who Influences You?

When I think about the authors who have influenced me, I have to go back in time—to my early teens—when I started reading gothic novels from authors like Daphne du Maurier and Charlotte Brontë. I loved the idea of a heroine coming to the house of a family she didn’t know and finding out all […]

July 5, 2017 | By | Reply More