The making of My Memories of a Future Life – interview at Victoria Mixon’s

You remember Victoria? Possibly the world’s maddest, funniest, warmest, wisest book doctor. Earlier this year we had a mighty time goofing around writerly subjects and talking about our long years of experience honing fiction. Her blog was rightly voted one of the top 10 writing sites in the Write To Done awards this year (in which Nail Your Novel was a runner-up). She’s the author of The Art & Craft of Fiction, A Practitioner’s Manual, which is a book I buy for every friend who ventures to say they might one day pen a novel. She’s also about to release its follow-up, The Art & Craft of Story, which you’ll be able to get at Amazon sometime soon.

Anyway, she’s given me a good grilling about My Memories of a Future Life. Was I ever hypnotised? Who were the characters based on? What does it all mean, without spoilers? Come to the other side and see me struggle to explain myself.

For those of you who find the four-episode format too much of a faff, I’m releasing a Kindle edition of the full novel in the next few days. The price of the individual episodes will stay at the launch offer of 0.99c until 15 October, and will then go to their full price of USD$2.99. They’ll always be available, but if you want to get them at the launch price, hie on over to your Amazon of choice (UK, DE, rest of world) now.

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  1. #1 by Victoria Mixon on September 20, 2011 - 2:35 am

    Gosh, we look good all tiny like that!

  2. #3 by Sally on September 20, 2011 - 10:20 am

    Hi Roz and Victoria! I always enjoy your cyberinterviews. The end remarks you both made really spoke to me. I wish I could tell you how, but I can’t (would take too long). Thanks for a fascinating post!

    • #4 by rozmorris @dirtywhitecandy on September 20, 2011 - 12:26 pm

      Thanks, Sally

    • #5 by Victoria Mixon on September 20, 2011 - 4:20 pm

      I love Roz’s explication of how essay doesn’t reveal the truth of some things adequately–that the only way we can do that is through story.

      • #6 by Sally on September 20, 2011 - 4:28 pm

        Me too! I found myself saying: ‘how true!’🙂

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