Some of our country’s greatest novels are about seriously broken family relationships and tragically flawed personalities. Given that, it makes sense for one to look to their own family as a source of inspiration to write great fiction, but what are the boundaries and taboos? Which stories are fair game vs
November 29, 2013 | Rosanna Fay
There’s an old axiom that says “if you like sausages, you should never see them being made” – probably true of a lot of foods actually. Is it also true about the launch of a book, the making of an author? I wonder.
My process of releasing and promoting a book has been fairly ugly at times, and it terrifies me that I am making so much sausage so very publicly. Even though I’ve always been a wear-my-heart-on-my sleeve kind of person, I wonder if I’m sharing too much – if the blunders I’ve made have been exposed to the very people I am trying to impress.
July 29, 2013 | Rosanna Fay