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AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDREA J. LONEY
Andrea J. Loney received the 2014 Lee & Low New Voices Award for her picture book biography Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee!, a Junior Library Guild Fall 2017 selection with a starred Publishers Weekly review and an NAACP Image Award Nomination. We talk about getting unstuck including what do you do when writer's block happens to you, strategies for when you're writing but you don't like anything that's coming out, and tips for handling rejections and what to do when you feel stuck in the submissions process?
We talk about getting unstuck and how Andrea's fun path to get to where she is today including:
- Traveling with the Big Apple Circus- Working at Disney Studios and on a TV show- while teaching computer skills to vets and others struggling in the job market, you fell in love with writing … how did that happen?- Do you ever get stuck? Or have so-called writer’s block? What do you do whenwriter's block happens to you?- What are your strategies for when you're writing but you don't like anything that's coming out?- Do you have tips for handling rejections and what to do when you feelstuck in the submissions process?
Thank you, Andrea and Katie, for this podcast...my first. Awesome topics and great interview!
What an excellent interview, Andrea and Katie!
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