Welcome Rea Frey: (Ree-uh Frye)
We’re joined on the Starline by an award-winning bestseller author who has four non-fiction & her fourth fiction book “Secrets of Our House” is available. We welcome Rea Frey.
Rea, let’s go Beyond the Mic family is important to your writing and you incorporate complex family dynamics in your stories. Has your writing have some basis from your own childhood?
The world is not black nor white, but a million shades of gray. Your characters don’t wear a black nor white cowboy hat. How do you use the gray in your characters and your stories to bring out those fears that parents have?
Which one of your characters in your book “Secrets of Our House” were you more alike growing up. Desi or Jules?
You are the creator of Writeway. How has the publishing industry changed for the better and the worse since you’ve started?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. One thing you want your daughter Sophie to learn?
2. Last time you visited the Grand Ole Opry and who did you go see?
3. What’s 1 thing you won’t do in public?
4. Last magazine you read?
5. Before the pandemic, last place you travelled?
6. What is the one something constant in your life?
7. As Salutatorian at the Nashville School of Arts, which teacher inspired you the most?
8. Favorite thing to eat for breakfast that isn’t breakfast related?
The Back Half with:
If you could tell the world one thing about Writeway what is it?
Last book that wasn’t yours that you have read?
Finish this writer’s trope as if it was being written about for your life “It was a dark and stormy night…”
One Big Question:
What’s the one secret of your own house? Bought tiny home
Rea Frey occasionally reads trashy magazines, lives close to the Grand Ole Opry but hasn’t visited it yet and wants to teach her daughter happiness. Her book “Secrets of Our House” is available at a bookstore or online. We thank Rea Frey for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends, without an improv is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
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Check out Rea’s website here.