Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Sarah McCoy's "The Mapmaker’s Children," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah McCoy.

The entry begins:
I never usually allow myself to participate (privately or publicly) in the “if they made my book into a movie” game simply because it sparks a hopeful longing for my book to actually be made into a film—and no matter what anybody says, every author would love to see their book’s fictional world come to life. Also, I enjoy hearing how readers envision my characters and never want to put a person in their mind who comes with judgments based on, you know, what that actress/actress posted on Facebook, etc.

All that being said and in the spirit of la-dee-da Hollywood, I’ll play along. But please be forewarned, I have absolutely no concept of who’s hip these days. My film/TV/celebrity knowledge is pretty limited. Example: I’m still wondering how Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are forty years old! I mean, weren’t those two kids just on Titanic like… yesterday? Nonetheless, I’ll do my best to cast The Mapmaker’s Children.

For my contemporary main character Eden Anderson, maybe Amy Adams or Natalie Portman. I’ve seen both actresses portray empowered women of complexity. They can be sweet and funny while simultaneously dark and secretive. I’ll throw Anna...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Sarah McCoy’s website, Facebook page, and Twitter perch.

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