Raised in a small town, Teresa Frohock learned to escape to other worlds through the fiction collection of her local library. She eventually moved away from Reidsville and lived in Virginia and South Carolina before returning to North Carolina, where she currently resides with her husband and daughter. Teresa has long been accused of telling stories, which is a southern colloquialism for lying.
A huge thanks to Courtney and the folks at the Night-Bazaar for hosting another guest post from me. To celebrate the release of my debut Miserere: An Autumn Tale, I’ll be giving away two autographed copies here on the Night-Bazaar. All you have to do is leave a comment on any of the Night-Bazaar posts this week (July 4-9, 2011) and give us the title of a sequel or second novel that you’ve enjoyed.
If you want to read the first four chapters of Miserere before committing, you can find them here.
I think a lot of writers and fans tend to believe that publication means the second novel is just bursting to roll out of the author’s brain and onto the keyboard. I used to think that once I finished Miserere, my next novel would be spectacularly easy. I mean, I had gotten over the hump of story-telling and world-building, right? (more…)