Carter Wilson's Making It Up

Making It Up with Alisa Valdes, author of Hollow Beasts

June 29, 2023 Carter Wilson Season 1 Episode 93
Carter Wilson's Making It Up
Making It Up with Alisa Valdes, author of Hollow Beasts
Show Notes

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several novels. Published in 11 languages and with more than 1 million books in print, Alisa was named one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States by Time magazine. Alisa is a former staff writer for the Boston Globe and the Los Angeles Times, and holds a master's in journalism from Columbia University. Alisa is also a screenwriter and TV and film producer, and a playwright and composer with a bachelor's from Berklee College of Music. 

Among other things, Carter and Alisa discuss her creative roots and how they have developed, how words and writing have been a power in Alisa’s life, and the connection between music and writing. At the end of their conversation, they make up an intense scene using a sentence from A Painted House by John Grisham.  

Connect with Carter at www.carterwilson.com

Connect with Alex at www.alisa-valdes-rodriguez.com or learn more about her at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alisa_Valdes