In the latest episode of The Chicago Writers Podcast, Dan Finnen talks with Julia Fine—author of CHIRBy Award winning The Upstairs House and the upcoming Maddalena and the Dark—about getting started, research, following the call of your work, and making choices through a goal when writing.
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Ep 39: Julia Fine, Author, on Getting Started, Taking Breaks, and Writing as the Reward – Chicago Writers Podcast
In this episode, Julia Fine, author, discusses getting started, research, following the call of your work, preparing your concept, revisions, developmental edits, working on projects over the course of multiple years, taking breaks, writing as the reward, and making choices through a goal. Julia Fine https://www.julia-fine.com/ Stories Matter Foundation https://www.storystudiochicago.org/
Michael Welch is the Editor-In-Chief for the Chicago Review of Books. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Kenyon Review Online, Iron Horse Literary Review, North American Review, and elsewhere. Find him at www.michaelbwelch.com and @MBWwelch.