Emily Houghton – Uplit author talks about making rom-com different

Emily Houghton managed to write the entire draft of her very first novel on her phone, whilst travelling around the world. That novel, ‘Before I Saw You’, was a huge success and she’s followed it up with ‘Last Time We Met’.

It’s about Eleanor and Finn, who make a pact to marry each other if they’re single at 35. Then, 15 years later, they bump into each other… what do you think happens?

We talk about how writing her new book has been completely different than getting her first down on her phone. Also you can hear about her re-drafts, why she’s had to be more structured in writing, and how she plans scene breakdowns.

Emily talks about uplit and rom-com, and how she strives to make hers different, also about finding your voice, and what she perceives her own style to be.

You can support the show at patreon.com/writersroutine


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