Episode 40: Novelist Spotlight #40: Author and Writer’s Digest columnist Sharon Short


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Sharon Short is the author of the novel “My One Square Inch of Alaska,” and also writes under the name Jess Montgomery, under which she pens historical mystery novels featuring Sheriff Lily Ross as her protagonist.

We discuss:

>> Her writing advice column in Writer’s Digest

>> Writing in first person versus third person

>> Genre writing

>> Using pseudonyms

>> The importance of having an agent

>> How to find an agent

>> Etc.

You can learn more about Sharon Short here: http://www.sharonshort.com/

Novelist Spotlight is produced and hosted by Mike Consol, author of “Hardwood: A Novel About College Basketball and Other Games Young Men Play,” and three yet-to-be-published manuscripts, including “Family Recipes: A Novel about Italian Culture, Catholic Guilt and the Culinary Crime of the Century,” “Lolita Firestone: A Supernatural Novel,” and the short story collection “Love American Style.” Write to him at novelistspotlight@gmail.com. We hope you will subscribe and share the link with any family, friends or colleagues who might benefit from this program.

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