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Episode 1: Developing the Idea

"Have you ever wondered how a book becomes a book? Well, I’m going to show you." —Lauren Oliver, the Author


Join Lauren Oliver, author of BEFORE I FALL, the DELIRIUM trilogy, LIESL & PO, and THE SPINDLERS at her home in Brooklyn, New York, for a discussion about inspiration and transforming ideas into books.

Every story begins with an idea, but where do ideas come from? In this episode of “How a Book Is Made,” Lauren reveals the inspirations behind her middle-grade novel THE SPINDLERS and shares her method for evaluating ideas and developing them into stories.