Monday, August 17, 2020

Q&A with Patty Dann

From my Q&A with Patty Dann, author of The Wright Sister:
What non-literary inspirations have influenced your writing?

I am very interested in family life. In this book I write about adult siblings, which I find a fascinating topic, how family dynamics can change or stay the same after the death of the parents. Wilbur, Orville and Katharine were such a tight unit, for so long. Katharine's marriage was such a dramatic move, that I felt compelled to write about it.

I'm also fascinated by inventions. The first automobile, as it was called, was sold in 1903, the same year of the Wright Brothers' first flight. I'm constantly thinking about how...[read on]
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Q&A with Patty Dann.

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