When book clubs invite authors to speak, what do they want to hear?
In a recent book club chat, I was asked about my name. I explained that Mesu was simply a nickname, spoken from my toddler lips because my given name Maralasu was too difficult to pronounce. My mom's name is Mary and she added a few syllables to come up with Mary-la-su. Simply complex, right?
By the time I finished telling the story, I'd used up a lot of time…Continue