Tammy Epperson
Tammy Epperson asked Kristin Hannah:

Hi Kristin! How much of the book is already in your head when you begin writing?

Kristin Hannah Hi Tammy---


I think I have the whole book in my head before I start. It always turns out that I have planned the book poorly, or conceived characters incorrectly, or failed to mine all the possibilities, but I discover all of that in the writing. That's really my favorite part of writing--rewriting--discovering the story beneath the story I intended to tell.
Kristin Hannah
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