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Interview + Giveaway: If It Makes You Happy | The Heart of a Book Blogger
If It Makes You Happy released on Tuesday, and I am so excited to read it! I’m celebrating today with an interview with the author herself, Claire Kann! Q&A with Claire Kann Let’s begin with a quick intro to your book—what’s your elevator pitch for If It Makes You Happy? IIMYH is the unofficial book two in my unofficial Summer of Struggle duology. Winnie is living her best fat girl life. Every summer she visits her Granny to live and work at their family diner, Goldeen’s, in the small town of Misty Haven. However, this year, Winnie is selected to become Misty Haven Summer Queen and it threatens to ruin her entire summer. It’s a story about family, friendship, and the hard lesson of learning how to teach the world to see you the way you see yourself. If It Makes it Happy is your sophomore novel. How did the writing process change (or stay the same) as when you wrote your debut, Let’s Talk About Love? My writing process pretty much stayed the same. I use an outlining method that I call Blueprints and it’s served me well for the past few years. The hardest part was juggling so many storylines, making …