Vincent and Sarah will answer your questions about writing fiction, specifically the kind of historical fiction that breaks down genre boundaries.
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Vincent’s debut novel, The Headmaster’s Wager is available wherever books are sold. Learn more in Vincent Lam’s Read It Forward essay on The Headmaster’s Wager.
The Headmaster’s Wager by Vincent Lam – Excerpt
Sarah’s latest novel, The Baker’s Daughter, is now in paperback. Learn more in RIF’s feature on The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy.
The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy – Excerpt
VINCENT LAM was born in 1974 in London, Ont., into a family from the expatriate Chinese community of Vietnam. Four years later, they moved to Ottawa where he was raised on stories told by his father and the works of C.S. Lewis and Roald Dahl, and developed aspirations to become a writer. Acknowledging that he hadn’t seen enough of the world to create great literary works, Lam enrolled in medical school at the University of Toronto, hoping it would provide real-life experience and a wealth of rich material. His plan proved to be a very good one. The Headmaster’s Wager is a Globe and Mail & Maclean’s National Bestseller, now available in the U.S. wherever books are sold.
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Visit Vincent online at Vincentlam.ca and on Facebook and Twitter @drvincentlam.
SARAH McCOY is author of the novel, The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico. She has taught English writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso. The daughter of an Army officer, her family was stationed in Germany during her childhood. She calls Virginia home but presently lives with her husband and dog, Gilbert, in El Paso, Texas. The Baker’s Daughter is her second novel and is available wherever books are sold. She is currently working on her next.