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Episode 111: Writing Motherland with Virginia Macgregor

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 111: Writing Motherland with Virginia Macgregor
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Show Notes

Virginia uses societal issues and turns them into beautiful stories. For the past few years she has helped me write my own story, Motherland which you can pre-order online. We spent hundreds of hours exchanging voice messages and crafting the story of Molly. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[0:46] Virginia helped me write my book, Motherland 

[2:10] How Virginia got into writing books full time 

[5:05] How Virginia comes up with stories 

[8:49] How she got into the mindset of someone with child loss 

[12:42] Talking about deciding to write the book 

[18:28] Writing a biography vs writing a fictional story 

[22:15] Barb’s story seemed too strange to be real 

[26:15] Jack doesn’t replace Molly 

[28:35] How Virginia told the story truthfully while cutting things from it

[32:50] What happens at a book signing 

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