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Room Author Emma Donoghue Ventures into Young Adult Fiction

Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, is writing a novel for young adults centered around the Lotterys, a large family living their quirky life in an old Victorian house. Scholastic is set to publish the novel, The Lotterys Plus One, in 2017. Room, Ms. Donoghue’s seventh novel, was an international bestseller and has earned dozens of awards in several countries, […]

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Where Authors Find Their Inspiration

Like the variety of the books on the shelves, authors find their stories in their own unique way. It takes an idea from any part of their life to spark the creative wheels, and for the story to take shape. Whether it is taken purely from a random thought, the use of a family story molded into a narrative, or bits of history spun together into a work of fiction, each story has a moment when the author decides to take it to the next level.

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Emma Donoghue Speaks About Frog Music

Emma Donoghue recently discussed her latest novel, Frog Music, with a Melbourne, Australian radio station.

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Room Film Adaptation Rights Bought

Emma Donoghue’s novel, Room, is scheduled to begin filming the movie adaption starring Brie Larson and directed by Lenny Abrahamson this fall. Room, is from the perspective of a five-year-old boy held captive in a single small room along with his mother, played by Brie Larson. The story explains the boys realization that his mother is the victim of a kidnapping when she was a teenager. Emma Donoghue will be writing the screen adaptation, of Room, as well.

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Emma Donoghue’s Explains How Her Novel Develops

Emma Donoghue’s latest novel, Frog Music, has been garnering a lot of news and rave reviews of late. In recent interviews Emma Donoghue explains how she develops her stories both creatively and with research.

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