Tiffany D. Jackson—author of Allegedly, whose latest book, Monday’s Not Coming, is out now! Her next book, Let Me Hear a Rhyme, is due out May 21, 2019!—talks about still considering herself a newbie writer, the allure of horror stories, and being honest about the emotions of publishing.
LINKS AND TOPICS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Tiffany decided that she wanted to be a screenwriter and convinced her parents to buy her the writing software Final Draft
Did a pre-college program at UCLA called Summer Discovery which was her first experience with screenwriting
Get Out (movie)
Interned at National Geographic and was offered a job within a week of her graduation and learned a lot about documentary television
Saw an article about a girl who was convicted of murder at nine-years old and couldn’t get it out of her head, it then inspired Allegedly
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