Connie May Fowler, author of Before Women had Wings, shares how her life as a young child growing up in Florida was the basis for this novel. She also discusses how the character of Zora in the novel was a tribute to author Zora Neal Hurston.
Connie May Fowler: Writing Southern Fiction.
Connie May Fowler, author of Sugar Cage and River of Hidden Dreams, discusses using writing to cope with her difficult early life, comments on her writing process and research obstacles. She also speaks about her Cherokee Grandmother's storytelling and honesty as inspiration for River of Hidden Dreams. Episode #: 8
Connie May Fowler: The Influence of Family.
Author Connie May Fowler reveals that initially she wrote to overcome the unfortunate circumstances of her childhood. Those circumstances inspired her to write Before Women had Wings which was adapted for television and starred Oprah Winfrey. She also discusses her experiences with Hollywood, how sense of place is an important theme in her novels, and her book Remembering Blue.