Ep. 105: Annabel Monaghan, Author of Nora Goes Off Script

Today my guest is Annabel Monaghan, author of Nora Goes Off Script, a heartwarming and hilarious novel about a divorced romance channel screenwriter whose script about her marriage’s collapse just might help her reclaim her life and find love.


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Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan is funny and smart, with a Nancy Meyers–movie quality you’ll love and a main character you’ll want to befriend. This is the perfect easy-breezy, feel-good read.” —Real Simple

 

 

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About the Author:

Annabel Monaghan is the author of two Young Adult novels and Does This Volvo Make My Butt Look Big?, a selection of laugh-out-loud columns that appeared in the Huffington Post, The Week, and The Rye Record. Nora Goes Off Script is her adult debut novel. She lives in Rye, New York, with her family. Learn more at http://annabelmonaghan.com

 

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Laura Szaro Kopinski

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Ep. 104: Matt Bell, Author of Refuse to Be Done: How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts

This week I’m chatting with author Matt Bell about his essential new title for writers, Refuse to Be Done: How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts.refuse

“I can’t imagine anyone setting pen to paper, or fingertips to keyboard, who won’t want to keep this book permanently close at hand.” —Benjamin Dreyer, New York Times bestselling author of Dreyer’s English

 

 

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About the Author:

Matt Bell is the author most recently of the novels Appleseed (a ny times notable book of 2021), Scrapper (a Michigan Notable Book) and In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods (a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award). His stories have appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, Esquire, Tin House, Conjunctions, Fairy Tale Review, Gulf Coast, and many other publications. A native of Michigan, he now teaches creative writing at Arizona State University. Learn more at www.mattbell.com.

 

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Happy Reading and Listening,

Laura Szaro Kopinski

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