Last week I interviewed my writing friend Anma Natsu about her debut novel, Aisuru, which is available today! Full disclosure, I helped Anma edit this story, so you could say I'm a little invested.
You can check out the first half of the interview in last week's post. In this half, we discuss strong female characters, writing craft, and some of the last kinks Anma had to iron out before release day. Since this interview was available on her podcast, The Lackadaisical Writer, last week, we also discussed pre-ordering options. If you'd rather, just listen to it there!
Can you tell me about your pen name?
When I decided I was going to publish, I decided I would have a pen name because, one, I work for the state and having my name on a book would cause all sorts of problems. Two, I have people in my office I d…