DIY MFA Radio Episode 119: Behind the Scenes with Debut Author Diane Saxton

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In this episode, Gabriela Pereira speaks with author Diane Saxton about her writing process and path to publishing her debut novel, Peregrine Island. In this interview, they discuss building a story from a theme and a few core characters the contrast between the male and female characters in the story and how sometimes writers don’t realize they’re making artful choices until after they’ve made them. They also talk about Diane’s writing process and how she gets in her writing “zone,” as well as the long and winding path that brought her to finding the perfect home for her book with She Writes Press.