Sara Hosey

Sometimes you have to get lost to get found.

Here are some of the strategies I use to get started, keep motivated, and set myself up for success. How to start: goals, goals, goals Before you begin your writing each day, write, review and/or revise your goals. Your goals should be further segmented. I like to do six-month increments, although others are successful looking …

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Iphigenia Murphy is centrally concerned with homelessness; it’s a crisis that continues today.  Watership Down was so important to me as a young person and I’m still drawn to it today. (I have a yet-unwritten blog post about the ways in which Iphigenia Murphy is a homage to Adams’ novel.) Check out this article on the Watership Down‘s …

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  In my novel, Iphigenia Murphy,  the main character, Iffy, finds herself saving–and being saved by–a stray dog.  Iffy remarks that she and the dog are both “black haired and skinny and scared”–they are a natural match. As I’ve written elsewhere, Iffy’s relationship with her dog was a starting point for me when I was working …

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