I had the pleasure to work with G.J. Stevens on this interview!
Today I’m with Canadian S.M. Pearce as we talk about her experience of writing and releasing her debut YA dystopian novel Outliers whilst still at high school.
Firstly many congratulations on publishing. You were sixteen when Outliers went to print, releasing on 25th August this year and you’re still only seventeen now. Your list of interests and activities is as long as your arm, with still being at high school, tutoring your fellow students, blogging, swimming, drawing and painting.
Do you think you’ve had to give up anything because of the amount of work it takes to get a novel released?
I suppose I have, but nothing I’d really regret. Mostly “extras” like T.V. and things like that, although once editing hit there were a couple of months where I didn’t really get out of the house. One thing might be that because I spent so much…
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