I wanted to write a story that was different—that shows that grief is not something to overcome, instead something to learn to live with. Finding love in spite of grief is powerful and healing, but it must coexist with grief. It doesn’t erase it. I wanted to write a story for teens that shows grief in a nuanced and complicated light, as well as love and friendship.Erin Moynihan, Writer’s Digest Interview https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-fiction/author-spotlight-erin-moynihan-on-laurel-everywhere
Interviewing with them was a great opportunity and I feel so honored to get to share my process with you all.
You can check out the full interview here.