Episode 164: Lucky Boy Author Shanthi Sekaran

Shanthi Sekaran, author of the recently published Lucky Boy, talks to Daniel Ford about how her mother influenced her storytelling, her research process for Lucky Boy, how she developed the novel’s memorable main characters, and why writers need to step out of their comfort zones.   

Daniel also makes a statement about President Trump’s recent Executive Order regarding U.S. immigration policy.

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My mother influenced not only my storytelling, but also my wondering; my wondering about the details of people’s life.
— Shanthi Sekaran

To learn more about Shanthi Sekaran, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @Shanthisekaran.

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Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.