Throwing Down The Bones With Bonnie Pipkin

The Lotus & Pen

IMG_2299We’re almost finished with my Once More With Feeling Revision Series and, man, does this feel the same way I feel with all my books—I don’t want it to end, but I know it’s time to move on. It’s been such a joy reading all of these authors’ takes on the revision process, and to glean so much wisdom from all their blood, sweat tears. It’s a beautiful thing, the way we share what we’ve learned on our journeys. I’ve learned so much, and I hope you have, too. Bonnie’s is a perfect almost-ending (I’m interviewing myself next week to send this baby off for good) and you’ll see why by the last question. She’s the author of Aftercare Instructions—a debut novel that kicks off with abortion. It doesn’t get too much gutsier than that in YA, and that’s Bonnie for you.

Her work is brave and raw and…

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