Jane Fallon – Bestseller talks about learning to tell stories from the TV

Jane Fallon’s 10th novel, ‘Queen Bee’, is out now. It’s all about Stella who is the ruler of a posh, snobbish street, and how her life is thrown upside down when a new girl moves into the neighbourhood. We talk about her research for the novel, and why she didn’t have to look to far away to be inspired. You can hear how she finds it tough to inhabit the heads and find the voices for her characters at first, and how she works around that. Plus, we talk about what she’s learned from writing 10 novels, and how working in television helped her understand storytelling more than anything else.

Jane is a multi-award-winning television producer behind shows such as This Life, Teachers and 20 Things to Do before You’re 30. Her debut novel “Getting Rid of Matthew’ was published in 2007 and became a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller as have her subsequent books ‘Got You Back’, ‘Foursome’, ‘The Ugly Sister’, ‘Skeletons’, ‘Strictly Between Us’,’My Sweet Revenge’, ‘Faking Friends’ and ‘Tell Me a Secret’.

You can buy a copy of ‘Queen Bee’ using this link – https://amzn.to/3iaSv5x

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