SPF-072: The Two Million Dollar First Time Author – with Chloé Esposito

UK author Chloe Esposito’s debut novel, Mad, was recently released to much acclaim and has already had its movie rights snapped up by Hollywood. Today James talks to her about the Faber Academy’s writing program, leaving behind her management consulting career and ensuring the tone of the film being made from Mad stays true to the book.

 

This week’s key highlights:

  • Chloe’s roundabout route to publishing her first book
  • On attending London’s Faber Academy writing a novel course
  • Shifting from The Great British Novel to writing a page-turning, entertaining debut
  • On making a movie from Chloe’s first book

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