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With 2007 First-Chapter-of-a-Novel Contest winner Sarah Maurer

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For our first show of the new year, we talk with 2007 First-Chapter-of-a-Novel Contest winner Sarah Maurer. You can read Sarah’s chapter, Letter to the World, here.

In this relaxed interview, Sarah and host Paula B. discuss:

  • How Sarah came up with the idea for the story
  • Why she decided to write in the first person
  • What she struggled with
  • How she characterizes her writer's voice
  • What she likes about the chapter and what she's changing.

After the interview, we present a ten-minute essay about Teen Roundtable #1 by listener Rick Hawn.

Interviewee: Sarah Maurer
Host: Paula B.
Date: January 6, 2008
Running time: 52:08
File size: 25 megabytes
Rating: G