Interview with Best-Selling Author Marissa Meyer

Interview with Best-Selling Author Marissa Meyer

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Episode Summary:

In this episode, Alix and Kelly interview author Marissa Meyer.

Guest Bio:

Author Marissa Meyer headshot

Marissa Meyer is the host of The Happy Writer Podcast and the New York Times-bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles, The Renegades Trilogy, Heartless, the Wires & Nerve graphic novels, Instant Karma, Gilded, and Cursed. She lives in Tacoma, WA, with her husband and twin daughters.

Topics Discussed:

  • [0:07] Heartless
  • [1:14] Best-Selling Author Marissa Meyer Intro
  • [3:25] Book Tour
  • [4:40] Becoming an Author
  • [6:56] Getting Published
  • [8:24] Writing Fairytale Retellings
  • [10:59] Writing Villains
  • [15:14] Developing Characters
  • [18:12] Marissa's Writing Process
  • [22:44] Marissa's Writing Setting
  • [25:18] Instant Karma Inspiration
  • [29:28] Marissa's Favorite Series
  • [30:32] Writing Different Genres
  • [33:02] Marissa's Characters
  • [36:35] Co-writing Let it Glow
  • [40:38] The Happy Writer Podcast
  • [43:14] Dream Home Location
  • [44:41] Fictional Dream Home Location
  • [45:28] Coffee with Marissa's Favorite Author
  • [48:10] LitJoy Special Edition of Heartless

Books Mentioned by Author Marissa Meyer in This Episode:

  • Cinder by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles, book 1) audiobook
  • Sailor Moon, Volume 1 written and illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi book
  • Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer audiobook
  • Gilded duology by Marissa Meyer audiobook
  • The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer audiobook
  • Let it Glow by Marissa Meyer and Joanne Levy audiobook
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen audiobook
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen audiobook

Other Books Mentioned in This Episode:

  • Heartless by Marissa Meyer audiobook
  • Fairest by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles, book 3.5) audiobook
  • With a Little Luck by Marissa Meyer audiobook
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen audiobook

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