Author Archives: Anna Williams

About Anna Williams

Anna Williams is a Novel Generator alum working on a middle-grade novel about the seductive and dangerous power of fantasy worlds. She lives in Boston with her husband and two really excellent cats. You can see these excellent cats for yourself on Instagram via @lady_catsalot.
My Secret Writing Habit

My Secret Writing Habit

Like every writer, I have my habits—the practices I can’t write without. I have to be on the couch in a certain cozy, reclined position, a pillow that’s not too hard but not too soft propping me up. If I’m…

DeadDarlings Holiday

‘Tis the Season for Discipline

Fortunate are the writers whose first germ of a novel is a plotline, a concept, a scene, or a theme – ideas that provide a starting point, the bare bones, a guide. Then there’s me. Having grown up in Wisconsin with…

For the Not-so-Brave Girls

When I was a girl, my literary idols were Anne Shirley, Jo March, and Lyra Belacqua. They were imaginative. They flouted convention. They were lovably outspoken. They always stood up for what they believed in, even when their convictions were…