I write about death a lot*. In Neverending Beginnings my main character is dealing with her mother’s death. My current work in progress revolves around the death of the main character’s fiance. I published an essay about death last summer.
Before you decide never to read anything I’ve ever written on account of morose-ness, stick with me for a minute. Continue reading
Recently my friend (and awesome romance writer), Alexis Anne, shared with me that reading Neverending Beginnings made her want to make lasagna for dinner. (My main character in the novel repeats the same week over and over, and therefore makes lasagna over and over.) This has to be one of the coolest things anyone has told me about my novel and it got us both thinking about the role food plays in fiction. This week we sat down to chat about my use of food in both Neverending Beginnings and Delayed. Grab a snack and enjoy!
Hungry? Here are the recipes for Kate’s Lasagna and the Beer Chili I mentioned in the video. And be sure to check out Alexis’ website for a chance to win a copy of Delayed!