Emily Ross

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Emily Ross is the author of the YA thriller, “Half in Love with Death” (Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster), which was an International Thriller Writers thriller award finalist. She received a 2014 MCC Artist Fellowship finalist award for fiction, and is a graduate of Grub Street's Novel Incubator program. Find out more at http://www.emilyrosswrites.com/ or https://www.instagram.com/eross816/

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Emily Ross I was struggling with the plot when my sister showed me an old Life Magazine article about a crime that had obsessed her when she was 12. As soon as I…moreI was struggling with the plot when my sister showed me an old Life Magazine article about a crime that had obsessed her when she was 12. As soon as I started reading about the Pied Piper of Tucson, I was hooked. Though I ended up veering far the facts of this case, it became the inspiration for my novel. (less)
Emily Ross Lisa, sorry for the delay. I just saw this question. Though there was little information on the actual victims of this crime, it was very important to…moreLisa, sorry for the delay. I just saw this question. Though there was little information on the actual victims of this crime, it was very important to me to give one of the victims of this crime a voice and a fictional life. No plans for a sequel right now but I guess never say never. (less)
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The dreaded question, “How’s your book selling?” invariably sends me into a spiral of self-doubt. But I’m not the only writer who doesn’t make much, if any money, from her books.  According to a recent New York Times article “Writing has never been a lucrative career choice, but a recent study by the Authors Guild … shows that it may not even be a livable one anymore.”

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