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Writing A Novel Set In the Publishing World with Lauren Mechling

July 15, 2019

Today’s guest is Lauren Mechling, who has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, The New Yorker online, and Vogue, where she writes a regular book column. She's worked as a crime reporter and metro columnist for The New York Sun, a young adult novelist, and a features editor at The Wall Street Journal. A graduate of Harvard College, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Lauren joined me today to talk about how her own experiences in print media helped form the world of her new novel, How Could She, the complexities of female friendships as a storytelling concept, and how podcasts figure into Lauren’s new novel.


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Links for Lauren:

Website: https://www.laurenmechling.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenmechling

IG: https://www.instagram.com/laurenomics/


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