EP312: Adele Geras — Be Whoever You Want
Adele Geras is one of Britain’s most acclaimed writers, and has written over 100 books for both children and adults. With her latest novel Dangerous Women she’s written her first historical thriller under the pseudonym Hope Adams. We talk about writing under a pseudonym, taking liberties with history, the challenges of writing a thriller for the first time, the benefits of editors, and why she still wants to be Judy Garland…
In this episode you will discover:
- The pros and cons of relaunching with a pseudonym and some tips for choosing a new name
- Tips for working with editors and their comments
- How the boundaries of locked room mysteries can unleash your creativity
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