Ask the Author: Amanda Eyre Ward
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick • New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
What would you like readers to know about you?
I am the author of seven novels and one short story collection. I write every morning and spend afternoons with my children.
I also teach writing; info here:
What is your book about for those who haven’t read it?
THE JETSETTERS is the story of a family with secrets on a Mediterranean cruise.
What has been your inspiration for writing it?
I wrote an essay about this here!
What was your favorite scene or part of your book to write?
I loved writing the scenes set in Rome, especially the golf cart tour!
What books or authors inspired you to become a writer?
I loved Nancy Drew mysteries as a kid, and read constantly to escape. I am so proud to try to create the kind of stories that saved me as a child.
What advice would you give to aspiring authors who want to write a book?
Have faith and keep typing!
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