Jemille Williams
Jemille Williams asked Sara Gruen:

Did my question yesterday disappear? I wanted to know what you're working on now. Or is that Classified?

Sara Gruen My new book isn’t classified (I don’t think—perhaps I’d better check!), but I hesitate to say anything about it because my writing process is so organic and messy that I only have a handful of characters so far, and no plot to speak of.
Storylines and characters come to me as I write. After I get the setting down and can pass through what I think of as my creative portal into that other, fictional world and lose myself in it, the characters begin to reveal themselves, and their actions and reactions create the story. So basically anything I might say now about the book now would be completely useless by the time it comes out. It’s kind of a running joke around here about how wildly different my original thoughts are from the finished product. For example, my working title is “Dear Henry,” but I’d be willing to bet that changes by the time the book comes out!
Sara Gruen
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