21 min

Rachel Griffin - Photographer - Story Author Crave Books

    • Arts

Episode Summary

In this episode, Rachel discusses how loving poetry in her youth transitioned into her novel writing. She talks about the importance of writing stories that inspire people to heal and be better versions of themselves.   

Highlights

•Rachel first started writing poetry when she was in middle school.
•She wrote her first book in 2019.
•She had gone to college for photography but never lost her love of writing.
•Photography allowed her to tell a story without words.
•Rachel likes to write in her bedroom or her husband’s studio.
•Rachel prefers to have some music or some other sound in the background to help with the mood.
•Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons by Ann Rinaldi and The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd were two of Rachels favorite books.
•Rachel found that writing poetry was a way to heal and release things from her mind.
•For any aspiring writers, Rachels advice is to write whatever words come. Just start writing. Then you can rearrange them and work through the story.
•Drafting is an important part of Rachels writing process.
•Covid gave Rachel more free time to start writing.
•Deja Soul is Rachels favorite of her characters. She feels that she shares more in common with Deja Soul.

Relevant Links

https://www.amazon.com/Rachel-Griffin/e/B099R6KY2B/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1

https://cravebooks.com/author/rachel-griffin

https://cravebooks.com/

Episode Summary

In this episode, Rachel discusses how loving poetry in her youth transitioned into her novel writing. She talks about the importance of writing stories that inspire people to heal and be better versions of themselves.   

Highlights

•Rachel first started writing poetry when she was in middle school.
•She wrote her first book in 2019.
•She had gone to college for photography but never lost her love of writing.
•Photography allowed her to tell a story without words.
•Rachel likes to write in her bedroom or her husband’s studio.
•Rachel prefers to have some music or some other sound in the background to help with the mood.
•Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons by Ann Rinaldi and The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd were two of Rachels favorite books.
•Rachel found that writing poetry was a way to heal and release things from her mind.
•For any aspiring writers, Rachels advice is to write whatever words come. Just start writing. Then you can rearrange them and work through the story.
•Drafting is an important part of Rachels writing process.
•Covid gave Rachel more free time to start writing.
•Deja Soul is Rachels favorite of her characters. She feels that she shares more in common with Deja Soul.

Relevant Links

https://www.amazon.com/Rachel-Griffin/e/B099R6KY2B/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1

https://cravebooks.com/author/rachel-griffin

https://cravebooks.com/

21 min

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