Ep 363 Meet Monica McInerney, author of ‘The Godmothers’.

In Episode 363 of So You Want To Be A Writer: Meet Monica McInerney, author of The Godmothers. Is it ever too late to write a novel? Discover what percentage of you are plotters and what percentage are pantsers. Plus, we have 3 copies of Word for Today by Roly Sussex up for grabs.

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Show Notes

Plotter or Pantser? The results are in!

No, it's not too late to write that novel

Writer in Residence

Monica McInerney

Monica McInerney is the Australian-born Dublin-based author of the best-selling novels The Trip of a LifetimeHello from the GillespiesThe House of Memories, Lola’s SecretAt Home with the TempletonsThose Faraday Girls (The Faraday Girls in the USA), Family BaggageThe Alphabet SistersSpin the Bottle (Greetings from Somewhere Else in the USA), Upside Down Inside Out and A Taste for It; the novella Odd One Out and a short story collection All Together Now, published internationally and in translation in more than 12 languages. Her articles and short stories have appeared in newspapers, magazines and anthologies in Australia, the UK and Ireland.

In 2019, 2018, 2016 & 2014, Monica was voted in to the Top 10 of Booktopia’s Australia’s Favourite Authors poll.

Her latest novel is The Godmothers, out now. 

For more than 25 years, she and her Irish husband have been moving back and forth between Australia and Ireland. They currently live in Dublin.

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