My guest today is cozy mystery writer Kate Darroch. After years of wanting to be a writer, she gave herself the ultimate challenge: It's now or never! Find out all about her journey on today's episode of The Bookshelf Odyssey. We also have a great time talking about our favorite books and authors who inspire us - it turns out we had a lot in common! Kate also shares her encouragement to writers, and she also tells us the incredible story of one of our favorite writers Connie Willis.
Find Kate online: https://www.amazon.com/stores/author/B09TR1NZML/allbooks?ingress=0&visitId=9a114bd2-7c34-40da-906e-db46bd07c1bc&store_ref=ap_rdr&ref_=ap_rdr
Screwtape Letters, Surprised by Joy, The Problem of Pain, Till We Have Faces, C S Lewis
The Counterfeit Codicil by P J Fitzsimmons
Emma by Jane Austen
The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
The Miss Fortune Series by Jana Deleon
Dorothy and Jack by Gina Dalfonzo
Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande
Fire Watch by Connie Willis.
02:22 Books That Have Inspired Us
11:01 Her Writing Journey and a discussion of the power of literature - no matter the genre
25:35 Spoiler Free Discussion on The Case of the Missing Peke, the Màiri Maguire series,
39:56 Writing Advice - and a beautiful story about Connie Willis
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