Sunday, March 10, 2024

Q&A with Melanie Maure

From my Q&A with Melanie Maure, author of Sisters of Belfast: A Novel:

The entry begins:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

The title Sisters of Belfast encompasses the story quite well. If anyone is interested in stories set in Ireland and or the complex connection between sisters, then they will know what to expect to a certain extent. This was not the original working title, which was far more obscure—lovely but obscure. And thanks to my brilliant editor, who knows the world of books and the importance of a title, especially for a debut novel, we came up with Sisters of Belfast to draw the reader in. Perhaps the original title will work for a second or third book!

What's in a name?

I adore the lyrical sound of an Irish name. Aelish was initially...[read on]
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