Nearly two months before the May 2014 pub date for We Were Liars, a few fans had already found illegal copies of the young adult novel on the Internet—and tagged author E. Lockhart on Twitter with their critiques.
Aha. I was wondering why I gained so many Tumblr followers today.
Matthew Salesses has a new article up on NPR’s Code Switch blog and it’s definitely worth a read: When Defending Your Writing Becomes Defending Yourself
I talked to him a bit about my past workshops. I’ve been trying to open up more about my experiences in the literary community as a woman writer of color. I find it kind of hard to pry the lid off that topic, and I hate it.
So anyway, hello to my new Tumblr friends! Thanks for following. If you’re interested in hearing about my writing, my thoughts on diverse books, and occasionally notes on my yoga practice, I blog pretty regularly at exrpan.com. (I do also link to the posts here.)