Janet Skeslien Charles – Novelist discusses writing across two time-frames Janet Skeslien-Charles new novel is ‘The Paris Library’, inspired by the true stories of the librarians who risked their lives during the Nazi’s war on words. We talk about when she heard that tale, how she knew there was a book in it, and she’d be the one to write it.It’s been published into 16 languages, was sought by 12 different publishers, the production rights have already been sold… it’s a hit.It comes off the back of her stunning debut, ‘Moonlight in Odessa’, which took 10 years to write. We discuss why she brooded over the idea for such a time, and how place and environment have given her the inspiration for her stories so far.We discuss research, on Google and in the library, why she likes to know everything as she plots, but why that doesn’t mean there aren’t surprises along the way. You can hear why she changes the structure of her sentences between characters to highlight their differences, and what it’s like writing and thinking in two languages.Grab a copy of the book here – https://amzn.to/3y8reZLYou can also support the show at patreon.com/writersroutine! Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.