Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Tasha Alexander's "Secrets of the Nile," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Secrets of the Nile: A Lady Emily Mystery (Volume 16) by Tasha Alexander.

The entry begins:
When I’m writing—or reading, for that matter—I rarely picture actors as characters in the book. I suppose it’s because I’m more verbal than visual, which isn’t to say that I don’t have images of them in my head. It’s just that they’re truly imagined rather than based on actual people, and I often leave the descriptions of them vague, so that readers can come up with their own ideas of what they look like.

Even so, it’s deliciously fun to think about casting actors as my characters. If Secrets of the Nile became a movie, Jennifer Lawrence would make a fantastic Emily. Readers have told me for years they’d love to see Henry...[read on]
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