Podcast: Alex Villasante talks about being a debut author

Dec 19, 2019 | For Beginners, Podcasts, The Business of Publishing

Into the Words PodcastAlex Villasante talks to George Brown about being a debut author and:

  • Coming to Summer Camp as an attendee, and returning to the campus as faculty–the ongoing learning at Highlights
  • The process of being published
  • Checking in with her characters on a daily basis

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