Interview: Jacqueline Winspear, The White Lady
Writing historical mystery and thrillers, ignoring where you're shelved in the bookshop, and where to hunt for story gold
And now another interview with the wonderful Jacqueline Winspear, who I’ve been fortunate enough to interview multiple times about her mystery series, Maisie Dobbs, her fantastically titled memoir This Time Next Year We’ll be Laughing, and now for her latest, a standalone novel many are calling a historical thriller, The White Lady.
Jacqueline and I have a good long rambling chat about finding gold in your life that can feed a book, why it doesn’t matter what genre you get labeled, and how she used the image of a braid to write a story Lee Child called “a twisty turny thriller.”
This was great fun to record, as I’m sure you’ll hear. Happy listening!
image: Holly Clark
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