FDF #70: Your Characters Can Be You - Authors A.I.

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Alessandra Torre with Mary Carroll Moore


In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. on Friday, December 8th at 12 Noon Eastern our guest is bestselling and award-winning author Mary Carroll Moore.

Alessandra Torre and Mary Carroll Moore will discuss how writers can incorporate themselves into their characters. Mary Carroll will share how she incorporated some of her own life experiences into her new book, A Woman’s Guide to Search and Rescue.

Who is Mary Carroll Moore?

Mary Carroll Moore is a bestselling and award-winning author of 14 books in 3 genres, including the PEN/Faulkner-and Lambda Literary Awards nominated young adult novel, Qualities of Light, the prequel to A Woman’s Guide to Search & Rescue. She received her MFA from Goddard College and has taught throughout the US and abroad at various writing schools and universities since 1998. Her writing-craft book, Your Book Starts Here, won the New Hampshire Literary Awards “Reader’s Choice” award. Before moving into fiction, she worked as a chef, a cooking-school owner, a cookbook author, and a syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Her first cookbook won a JuliaChild/IACP award. Over two hundred of her essays, stories, and articles have appeared in magazines and literary journals.

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