Thursday, August 13, 2020

Q&A with Jennifer Greer

From my Q&A with Jennifer Greer, author of A Desperate Place: A McKenna and Riggs novel:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

I grappled with lots of different titles, but nothing really seemed to fit my story until I stumbled on A Desperate Place, which is a metaphor. It foreshadows the psychological place from which some of my characters were motivated to make disastrous choices. Those characters, who were for the most part successful people were driven by greed or perhaps fear. They enjoyed a charmed life, but when they looked down to where their footsteps led them in the future, they saw a dark black hole and panic set in…

What's in a name?

What do you call an adventurous woman with a strong will and endless curiosity about the world who is driven by a sometimes-false sense of justice? I found this challenging because...[read on]
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Q&A with Jennifer Greer.

--Marshal Zeringue