Imitating Art
April 20

Imitating Art

Imitating Art: My Experience Living a Scene from The Second Wave

Jean Copeland blogs:

One of the best things about being a fiction writer is the vicarious thrill of placing a character in a situation I’ve never had the opportunity or the guts to experience myself. Whether it was my adolescent heroine in The Revelation of Beatrice Darby risking everything to come out in conservative 1950s New England, or Alice Burton attending a political demonstration during the 1970s women’s lib movement in The Second Wave, the creative process of imagining their worlds into print reality was empowering. It was also the only way I’d ever get to experience either event... Read the rest of the blog at Women and Words!