Ripollsworkshop Reads

Author Interview with Amy L Bernstein

Episode Summary

In this weeks episode Courtney meets with Amy L. Bernstein, listen in and learn about some of Amy's favorite books growing up, advice to those aspiring writers, and those who wish to get back into reading!

Episode Notes

Amy L. Bernstein writes stories, essays, and poems that let readers feel while making them think. Her novels include The Potrero Complex, The Nighthawkers, Dreams of Song Times, and Fran, The Second Time Around. Amy is an award-winning journalist, speechwriter, playwright, and certified nonfiction book coach. When not glued to a screen, she loves listening to jazz and classical music, drinking wine with friends, and exploring Baltimore’s glorious neighborhoods, which inspire her fiction. 


00:20 Introduction

00:36 About your Books  

1:09 Inspiration about your books

1:40 Who are your books for?

2:45 How long have you been writing?

3:49 What made you really sit down and start to write your novels

4:27 What is your schedule like when writing?

5:20 What do you need in your writing space to stay focused?

6:04 Do you have a favorite writing snack or drink?

6:36 What books do you enjoy reading?

7:30 Any books or authors that inspired you to become an Author?

8:20 What books were your favorite when growing up?

9:02 As an adult what is your favorite series now?

10:02 Advice for someone just starting to read again?

11:22 Advice for someone just aspiring to write?

12:55 Is there anything someone would generally be surprised about you?

13:20 Additional Comments?

14:30 How can the audience connect with you?

Amy L. Bernstein

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