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Q&A with Author Barbara Claypole White

Q&A with Author Barbara Claypole White

UK-born Barbara Claypole White is the author of the bestselling novel THE PERFECT SON. Her debut, THE UNFINISHED GARDEN, won the 2013 Golden Quill Contest for Best First Book, and her follow-up, THE IN-BETWEEN HOUR, was chosen by SIBA (the Southern Independent Booksellers) as a Winter 2014 Okra Pick. Inspired by her poet/musician son’s courageous […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Author Amy Sue Nathan

Q&A with Author Amy Sue Nathan

Amy Sue Nathan  is the author of THE GLASS WIVES and upcoming THE GOOD NEIGHBOR, both published by St Martin’s Griffin. She is also woman behind the award-winning blog Women’s Fiction Writers, named one of Writer’s Digest’s Best Websites for Writers in 2015. Thank you, Amy, for joining us over here at WWWB! We’re thrilled […]

July 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Q&A with Taylor Jenkins Reid

Q&A with Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid is the author of FOREVER, INTERRUPTED; AFTER I DO; and the brand spankin’ new, terrifically fabulous MAYBE IN ANOTHER LIFE (This interviewer gave it a solid five star review), all published by Simon & Schuster/Atria/Washington Square Press. Her first book, FOREVER, INTERRUPTED, was included by Kirkus Reviews in “11 Debuts We Love” and […]

July 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Interview with Rowan Coleman

Interview with Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman is the internationally bestselling author of an astounding twelve novels, most recently WE ARE ALL MADE OF STARS and THE MEMORY BOOK (released in the US as THE DAY WE MET). She’s been compared to Jo Jo Moyes and Nora Ephron. She lives with her husband and five children in a very full […]

July 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Q&A With Author Bethany Chase

Q&A With Author Bethany Chase

I can’t recall how Bethany and I became friends, but I am sure that the name of her blog (“It’s Better With Bangs”) and her spunky twitter profile (“I’m a women’s fiction author, interior designer, and eternally hopeful A-cup.”) had something to do with it. That same voice – spunky, quick, bold – is what […]

April 2, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
How Courageous Are You?

How Courageous Are You?

Since publishing my own story a year ago, and gathering the stories of  women who wished to share their truths in a collaborative anthology, I have been reminded just how difficult it can be to put our truths out into the world. Sharing our stories makes us vulnerable to criticism and judgment. Yet our life […]

November 5, 2014 | By | 12 Replies More
Is Reading Still Relevant: Interview with Dr. Ang Sze Wei

Is Reading Still Relevant: Interview with Dr. Ang Sze Wei

Chialin Yu our correspondent on Chinese Women Writers attended the 10th Hong Kong Literature Festival and caught up with Dr. Ang Sze Wei of Hong Kong University’s Department of Comparative Literature.The Hong Kong Public Library had invited her to give a talk called “Why We Read”.  Chialin interviewed her on her thoughts about reading, its relevance in […]

August 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Introducing Chialin Yu

Introducing Chialin Yu

I’m Chialin Yu, a recently graduated high school student born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. My parents taught me the value of literature. They are both avid readers who read all kinds of authors, settings and genres. My father always brought me books as gifts from his business trips. Because of their influence I’ve grown […]

July 10, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Memoir Competition Mslexia

Memoir Competition Mslexia

There are some amazing competitions for women writers! We didn’t want you to miss this one! Mslexia Women’s Memoir Competition is for full-length memoirs from unpublished memoirists. The only competition of its type in the UK, Mslexia is looking for memoirs of at least 50,000 words of prose that narrate actual events in the writer’s […]

June 15, 2014 | By | 7 Replies More
In Defense of True Stories

In Defense of True Stories

I know, I know, agents are not interested in memoir, yet they openly admit they don’t know what sells. So why do we listen to them? It’s crazy because “Based on a True Story” sells. True stories are Hollywood’s darlings, and when we settle into our seats getting ready to watch a film and the […]

June 11, 2014 | By | 16 Replies More