About PeggySue Wells:
PeggySue Wells is the bestselling author of two-dozen books including USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller and audio finalist The Slave Across the Street. Her titles include thriller novels The Patent and Für Elise as well as Rediscovering Your Happily Ever After, Bonding With Your Child Through Boundaries, What To Do When You Don’t Want to Go To Church, and What To Do When You Don’t Know What to Say To Your Own Family.
What inspires you to write?
PeggySue Wells is inspired to write by hope, heroes, and humor. She is fueled by dark chocolate, black currant tea, time on the beach, family and friends, and a sprinkling of pixie dust. With her laptop, MacBeth, she writes in the center of activity with people and sound all around. Her office is Narnia in the winter and the 100-Acre-Wood in the summer.
Tell us about your writing process.
Writers typically fall into the categories of plotters and plungers. PeggySue is predominantly a plunger. Occasionally she assembles an outline which is more like guidelines.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
PeggySue writes in scenes and later connects the scenes. She discovers her characters as she writes.
What advice would you give other writers?
Writing is a craft. Like a musician, a writer continues to improve through practice, instruction, and inspiration. Writing is an art and an excellent writer is always growing and developing.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
PeggySue’s experience is broad – published nationally, internationally, co-authoring, ghostwriting, boutique publishing houses, and indie publishing. Today’s writers look for the best fit for each project.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
The publishing industry is open to unlimited creativity, potential, and possibilities.
What do you use?: Co-writer, Professional Cover Designer
What genres do you write?: Thriller, memoirs, self-help, screenplays, curriculum, co-authoring, ghosting
What formats are your books in?: eBook, Print, Both eBook and Print