I knew after writing the first two sentences that I wanted to spend more time with my narrator, Rose, and was willing to write a whole book just so I could listen to her take on this world and others.
"Yes, I am a terrible person refusing interplanetary refugees, but then I am not a candidate pretending that you should give me the power to combat global warming with a nuclear winter. I am not a candidate to run anything, not even my own life."
It took me 19 years to go from the idea of Unpronounceable to the manuscript to finding a publisher to the book in print.
Susan diRende will be sharing the inside story on Under the Village Tree soon. Stay Tuned!
Susan diRende will be sharing the inside story on A Year in Miniature soon. Stay Tuned!