Recently, bestselling author Wendy Corsi Staub appeared on "The Writer's Room," a local New York talk show, with her editor Lucia Macro. The two talked about the writing and editing process, and launched Wendy's thrilling new series, which kicks off with NIGHTWATCHER (on sale 8/28/12) and SLEEPWALKER (on sale 9/25/12). We invite you to enter the Writer's Room with Wendy and Lucia, and prepare to be edified! The Writers Room/Wendy & Lucia Part I The Writers Room/Wendy & Lucia Part II
Dear Reader, The past month and a bit since I sold my book to Avon has been a bit of a whirlwind of activity! I ended up more than doubling the length of Midnight In Your Arms, from just over 20,000 words to nearly 55,000—and I feel the story is much stronger and more substantial now. It’s been given the breathing space and room it needs to spread out into the story it was meant to be! That is always a good feeling for an author. No one wants to feel as though their story has been stunted, compacted into too small a space to really bloom. I sent the final few changes to my wonderful editor at Avon, Chelsey Emmelhainz—and let me just take a moment to tell you how fantastic it has been working with her! She really gets what I am trying to do with my story,...