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TIH 144: J.S. Breukelaar on Ghosts, American Monster, and Story Mistakes

TIH 144 J.S. Breukelaar on Ghosts, American Monster, and Story Mistakes

In this podcast J.S. Breukelaar talks about ghosts as memories, her first novel American Monster, learning from and identifying story mistakes, and much more.

About J.S. Breukelaar

JS Breukelaar is the author of Aletheia (Crystal Lake Publishing) and American Monster (Lazy Fascist Press), and Ink (Les Editions du Zaparogue), as well as numerous short stories, essays and poems.

Show notes

  • [03:50] Interview start/living in different places around the world: interesting experiences and lessons learnt
  • [14:50] Living in India
  • [21:25] Small town/different perspectives and viewpoints
  • [28:40] Ghosts as memories/moments from the past that linger/falsifying place
  • [47:40] First experiences with story
  • [51:10] Lessons learnt from writing American Monster

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