065: The Art of the Sequel – Interview with Jojo Moyes

Creative065: The Art of the Sequel – Interview with Jojo Moyes

065: The Art of the Sequel – Interview with Jojo Moyes

Hi there Word nerds! I’m so excited for today’s interview with bestselling author JoJo Moyes on the art of the sequel.

Jojo Moyes is the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You, One Plus One, The Girl You Left Behind, The Last Letter from Your Lover, Silver Bay, The Ship of Brides and Honeymoon in Paris. She lives with her husband and three children in Essex, England.Me Before You was truly a word-of-mouth sensation, launching Moyes to worldwide acclaim. It spent more than 65 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list and worldwide sales exceed five million copies. Reviewers, booksellers, and readers all raved about Me Before You for its unforgettable romance and emotional, challenging storyline. Moyes’ books are now available in 36 foreign languages and have sold more than nine million copies in total. Her newest book, After You: A Novel, sequel to Me Before You, is out now.

In this episode JoJo and I discuss:

  • Sequels, and how they are not always planned.
  • How to write that sequel that can stand alone.
  • Writing grief in your characters.
  • Switching point of view in your novel.
  • The experience of working on the screen adaptation of her novel, Me Before You.

Plus, JoJo’s #1 tip for writers.

For more info and show notes: DIYMFA.com/065

 

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