First Draft with Sarah Enni

Talking to Elana K. Arnold (author of FAR FROM FAIR, out now!, as well as INFANDOUS and THE QUESTION OF MIRACLES) about literal and metaphysical skin suits, sex on the page, whether we write FOR teens or ABOUT teens, and middle grade as a happy place.


Elana K. Arnold Show Notes

Cheryl Strayed, “The Love of My Life,” TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Sarah MCarry (listen to her First Draft interview here)


Cyndi Lauper

ROOM (and the movie)


Thelma & Louise (movie)

SPLENDOR by Elana K. Arnold

Squaw Valley Community of Writers

STORY by Robert McKee

TWILIGHT by Stephenie Meyer


Cheryl Strayed’s letter to a young writer ("Write Like a Motherfucker")

Aimee Bender



Carrie Mesrobian


Stephanie Kuehn (listen to her First Draft interview here)

Andrew Karre (editor with Dutton Books for Young Readers)


Rubin Pfeffer


Neil Gaiman

Paul Auster


Direct download: Elana_K._Arnold.m4a
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