Hey! Welcome to a bonus interview episode of Dogs are Smarter Than People, the usually quirky podcast that gives writing tips and life tips.
I’m Carrie Jones and with me today is author and Mainer Ronni Arno.
Ronni is a MG and YA novelist who thinks cool and her deubt novel RUBY REINVENTED. She likes to kayak, has adorable rescue dogs, and was actually born in Brooklyn, but has somehow become an absolute New Englander. A morning person who likes fuzzy socks, help us welcome her to Dogs are Smarter Than People.
In this podcast, Ronni talks about a ton of helpful things including imposter syndrome and what it’s like to write a book with six other people.
Check out the interview, like and subscribe, but also check out Ronni’s books and super cool website and spread the love!
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