Episode 134: Interview with Louise Nayer
In this episode of the Thriving Authors Podcast, I’m delighted to talk with author Louise Nayer whose latest book is a memoir entitled Narrow Escapes. I really loved her warmth and vulnerability as she shared about her writing journey and her work in the fields of memoir and poetry.
Plus, I've started implementing something that she shared in our conversation about having a weekly writing night! Listen to hear more about that, as well as:
- Advice for juggling parenthood with teaching, writing and working on your own projects.
- The childhood event that led her to accidentally write poetry.
- How she received a phone call and invitation to meet for coffee from Isabel Allende!!!
- Her transition from writing poetry to writing prose.
- The role her teaching played along her writing journey.
And, did you hear? I’m launching my book 📖 Your Book Matters: 52 love notes from my creative heart to yours 😍 SOON and I want YOU to be a part of the launch team! As part of the launch team you get a FREE digital copy of the book (plus you get to read it in advance of publication), access to a special bonus call with me, and a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card to treat yourself to all fresh writing supplies & your favorite snacks! Join the team here: bit.ly/yourbookmatterslaunchteam
Louise Nayer is an author, memoirist, poet, and writing teacher. Her latest book is a memoir entitled Narrow Escapes. Haunted by a terrible accident and adrift in love, Louise Nayer takes us on a captivating journey filled with danger and romance through Morocco, New York City and finally on a solo journey to California thousands of miles from her home. Set in the early 70s at a time of cataclysmic change in America, Narrow Escapes will resonate with all who need to release themselves from a difficult past as they search for joy and home.