This installment is pretty special to me. Lane and Jon Wurster are two of the funniest, most amazing people on the planet, not that either would own up to it. Lane was one of the very first people I met in Chapel Hill, before I moved here, and I remember thinking that if everyone in Chapel Hill was half as nice as Lane, I couldn’t go wrong. For the record, I would pay some serious money for a photo of Lane in the war paint and puffy shirt….
Category: News, Rock 'n' Roll High School Tags: 80s music, adam and the ants, Aerosmith, author, banks forest, Bring Me Back, Chick Lit, duran duran, jon wurster, karen balcom, lane wurster, music, novel, superchunk, The Go Go's, women's fiction
In the spirit of welcoming a new year and saying goodbye to 2010, I want to thank everyone who has played a big part in my writing life over the last year. I can now say that I have spent an entire year writing Bring Me Back, although to be more precise, it’s more like fourteen months. I learned a lot about myself over the course of 2010—about what I’m capable of and how writing plays into that. Warning: this is going to sound like chicken soup, but…
Category: Adventures in Writing, News Tags: 80s music, author, banks forest, Bring Me Back, Chick Lit, john strohm, karen balcom, music, novel, sam stephenson, sarah dessen, women's fiction
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