LITERARY LATTE | SEASON 3 | EPISODE 3
S3 E3 – Mary Alice Monroe – A Return to Beloved Characters and Coastal Currents
S3 E3 – Mary Alice Monroe – A Return to Beloved Characters and Coastal Currents – We all know that a Mary Alice Monroe novel is a ‘must have’ for a trip to the beach and with many beaches still closed (due to the Corona virus restrictions) her new novel, On Ocean Boulevard, is the perfect escape. Mary Alice joins Lynda and talks about the return to her beloved Beach House series – a family story that her readers have followed for nearly two decades.
In this episode, Mary Alice shares how launching and promoting On Ocean Boulevard has been different in the wake of a pandemic and the way in which the novel’s story line has proved to be prescient. She talks about seeing this forced isolation as a gift and shares a personal story from her past that changed her life. She opens up about the tricky balancing act of raising a family while staying true to her craft and has wonderful advice about it!
Mary Alice is also the author of two children’s books; A Turtle Summer and A Butterfly Called Hope. She talks about why she wrote these and the dynamics of working with an illustrator.
This episode is packed with inspiration, revelation and affirmation for every writer.
Mary Alice Monroe is the best-selling author of 23 novels including her popular Beach House series. More than 7.5 million copies of her books have been published worldwide. She’s earned numerous accolades and awards, including induction into the South Carolina Academy of Authors’ Hall of Fame. http://www.maryalicemonroe.com
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