338. “We’re All Unlikeable Heroines Now:” An Interview with Rachel Hawkins

Today I’m chatting with New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins about All The Things. You might know her name from the Hex Hall series, the Rebel Belle series, or the Royals series, or maybe you were as excited as Elyse and Carrie when she announced her next project would be rewriting Jane Eyre as a Southern Gothic feminist rage story. Either way, we have a LOT to talk about.

We discuss several different facets of her work, including:

  • Inventing boarding schools and adding random dudes to the background
  • Peacing out after a bad breakup – all the way across an ocean
  • How she handles having So Many ideas for books

And of course, we talk about her Twitter threads of Sexy History, what’s coming next, and how she develops them. Plus what she’s reading and recommending.

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And you can find her threads of #SexyHistory on Twitter as well.

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