EP311: Catriona Ward — Nerve Shredder
Catriona Ward’s first two novels Rawblood and Little Eve won awards and critical acclaim, but her new novel The Last House on Needless Street got the kind of pre-publication buzz that comes along very rarely. We spoke to Catriona about the changes she made to her career and her writing that led to her writing what Stephen King called “a true nerve-shredder”.
In this episode you will discover:
- How knowing your ending can help you with the rest of the novel
- How setting and time might make your book more appealing to international readers
- Why a change of agent and publisher is not a disaster but an opportunity
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