How To Write Your First Novel In Your 40s With Linda Holmes

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If you know NPR’s Linda Holmes, it’s probably not as a novelist. She’s a pop culture correspondent, she co-hosts NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, and her recalcitrant dog Brian is mildly famous on Twitter.

But she always wanted to write a novel. And at 48, she did. It's called Evvie Drake Starts Over and it is excellent.

“This is what I think my story does actually prove,” Holmes tells Greta on this episode of Nerdette. “The fact that you haven’t gotten something done by a certain point in your life does not mean you’re not going to.”

Listen up ... and then go write that book!

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