Nina LaCour, author of We Are Okay, winner of the 2018 Printz Award, and other contemporary YA titles like Everything Leads to You and Hold Still, joins me to talk about how she’s expanding her teaching role with The Slow Novel Lab, and an exciting new podcast venture called Keeping a Notebook.
LINKS AND TOPICS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Lorde’s album Pure Heroine
Frida Kahlo (Artist)
The Slow Novel Lab, classes taught by Nina on how to breakthrough the heart of your novel
Rebuilt her website using SquareSpace and helped her integrate the new functions for it
Nina uses MailChimp to send out newsletters about her writing exercises
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