Why did my guest chose to write “Here Comes the Dreamer” as a Novella rather than a novel. In this episode Novelist Carole Giangrande discusses her brand new Novella as well as writing in multiple voices, when to write a backstory, letting the characters lead you, the structure of a Novella, constructing beautiful language, nature vs nurture and family dynamics, deciding what you want to explore as a writer, breaking structural rules, using time periods and geography to affect the storytelling, using fear and tension as a backdrop, Point of View and understanding how your characters relate to events, editing until you get the lies out, using symbolism and themes.
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