143: Rowan Coleman’s Impossible Summer
We speak to bestselling author Rowan Coleman about why she heckled Mr. Stay at the RNA conference, how to make readers cry, how copy editors can save your life, how a chance encounter at a supermarket checkout led to a hit novel, we play backlist bingo and Rowan’s teenage daughter makes a cameo, and more!
In this episode you will discover…
- Top tips on writing time travel stories
- How an existential crisis led to a bestselling career
- How a pseudonym can free you up to write in a different voice
- And how to write a cheerful book about death…
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- Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bestsellerexperiment
- Pre-order The End of Magic: https://unbound.com/books/end-of-magic/
- The Very Last Monster Book – Jennifer Desvaux: http://lastmonsters.com
- Rowan’s website: http://rowancoleman.co.uk
- Rowan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rowancoleman
- Here’s the Zoe Ball Bookclub video that Rowan mentioned: https://vimeo.com/278746833
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