Layne Fargo. Scout, $26 (352p) ISBN 978-1-9821-0672-0 Actor Kira Rascher’s life changes forever when she takes a leading role in Temper, a play put on by Chicago’s Indifferent Honest Theater Company, in Fargo’s page-turning debut. Kira is thrilled at the prospect of working with the famous director and actor Malcolm “Mal” Mercer.
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Ambitious women and behind-the-curtain theater drama? Sign us up! Take a look at the cover for Layne Fargo’s debut novel, Temper, out July 2019, and check out the synopsis below: Actress Kira Rascher has finally landed the role of a lifetime. The catch?
I met Layne recently when she reached out for me to photograph the author headshot for her book cover (literally, the coolest thing ever).
Soon Kira’s caught up in Mal’s offstage drama, too, including his twisted relationship with the theater’s co-founder, Joanna, who sees Kira as a threat to everything she and Mal have built. The closer they get to opening night, the further Kira sinks into character, and the more out of control she feels around Mal.
Our mentors are editing, our mentees are revising, and we hope you’re making progress on your own manuscript! While we’re all working toward the Agent Showcase starting on February 6, 2019, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2018 Pitch Wars Teams. Layne, why did you choose Halley?
Pitch Wars Team Interviews: Lana Sloan with mentor Heather Van Fleet & Jessica Calla and Layne Fargo with mentor Nina Laurin
Our mentors are editing, our mentees are revising, and we hope you’re making progress on your own manuscript! While we’re all working toward the Agent Showcase on November 1st-7th, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2017 Pitch Wars Teams. Lana, why did you choose to submit to Heather and Jessica?